Board of Directors
National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) is governed by the Board of Directors which is responsible for ensuring professional standards and corporate values, systems and controls are put in place, as well as ensure key policies are formulated and implemented. The functions of the Board are to:....READ MORE
THE BOARD MEMBERS
MUTEA IRINGO, OGW, EBS, CBS, ndc (K)
Mr. Mutea Iringo holds a Master’s Degree in International Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Nairobi. Mr. Iringo has had an illustrious career spanning more than 25 years’ in the public service where he served in various capacities. He began his career as an assistant secretary in the Ministry of Local government and was later transferred to the office of the President as a district officer, where he rose to become a Senior District Commissioner and served in various parts of the country. He was appointed Senior Deputy Secretary in-charge of security at the Office of the President and later promoted to secretary in charge of internal security. He then became the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of State for Provincial Administration and later Principal Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government and Internal Security and finally Principal Secretary Ministry of State for Defence. Mr. Mutea Iringo is also an alumni of National Defence College (NDC) where he studied policy and strategy formulation. He has trained in management and security in Kenya School of Government and Internationally in USA and Israel.).
MRS. ANNE WAMBAA,LLB,MBS
Mrs. Anne Wambaa holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the University of Nairobi and a diploma in Education from Kenyatta University. She has over 30 years of Professional experience in Governmental Institutions mainly in the Agricultural sector, i.e. Agricultural Society of Kenya (ASK) and Nairobi International Trade Fair (NITF). She has also worked for the Electoral Commission of Kenya (ECK) and National Council of Women of Kenya (NCWK).
MR. SILAS MAGUT
Mr. Silas Magut holds a Bachelor of Education degree from Moi University. He is a career teacher and has held many leadership positions in various schools for many years. He has served as a chair in Uasin Gishu County School Sports Association.Currently he is a Board member of the Noble sacco in Uasin County as well as a credit committee member. Mr. Magut is also an active farmer.
MR. NICHOLAS C. HUTCHINSON
Nicholas C. Hutchinson holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Horticulture from the University of London. He has extensive business management experience having worked for Monsanto Company in East Africa, Europe, North America and South Asia. He currently serves as a director of Unga Limited, Kisima Farm Limited and Sunpower Products Limited.
DR. FRANCIS GICHUKI
Dr. Francis Gichuki is an agricultural and irrigation engineer with a PhD from the Utah State University, USA. He has researched and specialized in soil and water engineering (irrigation, drainage, water harvesting and soil and water conservation), river basin management, modelling, GIS and has taught at the University of Nairobi for many years. He is currently the leader of Integrated Basin Water Management Systems theme of the Challenge Programme on Water and Food. (www.waterforfood.org)
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY, THE NATIONAL TREASURY
DR. KAMAU THUGGE(EBS,MBS)
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY,STATE DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURE
DR. RICHARD LESIYAMPE, MBS
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY STATE DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMES
MS. JOSEPHETA OYIELA MUKOBE
AG. MANAGING DIRECTOR
ALBIN K. SANG
Albin Ruto Sang holds a Master’s Degree in Management of Agricultural Knowledge Systems from the Wagenigen Agricultural University (currently Wagenigen University and Research) and a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from the Nairobi University with BSc. In Agriculture He is a long serving Civil Servant who entered the service in 1983 as a Livestock Production Officer under the Ministry of Livestock. He was later appointed as a Manager of the National Dairy Development Project funded by the Royal Netherlands Government. Mr. Sang worked as a Project Manager for National Dairy Development Project then moved to Mt. Elgon District to work on an IFAD funded project called Western Kenya Agricultural Project. Later, he worked in Nyanza and Nairobi as a Senior Deputy Director of Livestock Production in charge of Livestock Research Management. He is a Board Member of Kenya Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (KEFAAS) a chapter of Africa Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services, and has been a technical representative of the Department of Livestock on East Africa Community Matters. He has also been a chairman of Agriculture Sector Development Program Steering Committee. He has undergone trainings in agriculture and management from different universities and other institutions like University of Colorado; Denver; Egerton University, and Kenya’s school of Government.