7th AgriFin Learning Event

Theme: Resilient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Food Systems: Enhancing Collaboration to Scale Digital Solutions

7th Annual Learning Event

Session Details

Cabinet Secretary

Cabinet Secretary

Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development

Michael Joseph

Michael Joseph

Board Chair Pula, Board Chair Kenya Airways & Businessman

Sieka Gatabaki

Sieka Gatabaki

Program Director,
Mercy Corps AgriFin

Dr. James Mwangi, CBS

Dr. James Mwangi, CBS

Group Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer,
Equity Group Holdings.

Melaku Yirga

Melaku Yirga

Regional Director Africa,
Mercy Corps

AbdulMajid M Nsekela

AbdulMajid M Nsekela

Group CEO and Managing Director,
CRDB Bank

Jesman Chonzi

Jesman Chonzi

Manager, Financial Institutions Group for Eastern and Southern Africa,
IFC

Dennis Itumbi

Dennis Itumbi

Chief Administrative Secretary

Jamie Anderson

Jamie Anderson

Senior Financial Sector Specialist,
CGAP

Alexis Teyie

Alexis Teyie

Research Lead,
SPARC

Jared Ochieng

Jared Ochieng

Senior Agriculture Specialist, FSD Kenya

Euster Seghete Gerald

Euster Seghete Gerald

Head of Ecosystem Business,
Loop DFS, NCBA Group

Paul Odong

Paul Odong

Head of Projects
Equity Bank, Uganda

Paul Kweheria

Paul Kweheria

Managing Consultant,
Quad Tee Corporation

Rupsha R Banerjee

Rupsha R Banerjee

Senior Scientist, ILRI

Tito Gachuhi

Tito Gachuhi

Manager, Financial Services Strategy (FSS),
Genesis

John Mungai

John Mungai

Agricultural Finance Corporation

Jacqueline Odundo

Jacqueline Odundo

Corporation Secretary & Head of Legal Services,
Warehouse Receipt System Council (WRSC)

Anthony Mbithi

Anthony Mbithi

Head of Agribusiness,
Family Bank Ltd

Alexis Teyie

Alexis Teyie

Research Lead,
SPARC

Sadiaa Haque

Sadiaa Haque

Manager,
BRAC International Microfinance

Nneka Enwonwu

Nneka Enwonwu

 Country Managing Director,
Hello Tractor, Nigeria 

Ann Kitonga

Ann Kitonga

Project Manager,
Business Analytics,
IDH

Emmastella Gakuo

Emmastella Gakuo

Co-founder and Director of Operations,
Savanna Circuit Tech

Sudi Biko Matara

Sudi Biko Matara

Head Sustainable Business and Climate Change,
KTDA Foundation

Seema Gohil

Seema Gohil

Director, Digifarm

Adwoa Fofie

Adwoa Fofie

Chief Operations Officer,
Cowtribe Technology

Duncan Oyaro

Duncan Oyaro

Project Manager,
Agriculture and Processing Project,
FSD Kenya.

Dr. George Njenga

Dr. George Njenga

Founding Dean
Strathmore University Business School

Prof. Simon Wagura Ndiritu

Prof. Simon Wagura Ndiritu

Strathmore University, Business School

Dr. Ahmed Rufai

Dr. Ahmed Rufai

Operations manager (North),
Livestock247 Services LTD

Kristin Peterson

Kristin Peterson

Sprout Platform Lead and Sr. Tech for Development Advisor,
Mercy Corps Agrifin

Irene Wambui Kimani

Irene Wambui Kimani

ICT Specialist and Data Scientist at KALRO

Abrhame Endrias

Abrhame Endrias

Founder and Managing Director, Lersha

Kelechi John-Ogbuku

Kelechi John-Ogbuku

Head of Communication, Coamana

Mandlenkosi Nkomo

Mandlenkosi Nkomo

Delivery Work Package Lead and Chief Growth Officer,
CGIAR

Temesgen Gebeyehu

Temesgen Gebeyehu

Digital Agriculture Program Director,
Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)

Calvince Okello

Calvince Okello

Founder and CEO, M-shamba

Prof. Simon Wagura Ndiritu

Prof. Simon Wagura Ndiritu

Strathmore University, Business School

Peninah Wanja

Peninah Wanja

Managing Director,
FarmingTech Solutions Ltd

Henry Burgsteden

Henry Burgsteden

Senior Coordinator, 
Office of the Director General (ODG),
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Venu Aggarwal

Venu Aggarwal

Director, 60 Decibels

Morgan Kabeer

Morgan Kabeer

Engagement Director,
Busara Center

Hanadi Al Saidi

Hanadi Al Saidi

Senior Associate, 60 Decibels

Jenna Fahle

Jenna Fahle

Center for Effective Global Action,
UC Berkeley (CEGA)

Alexis Teyie

Alexis Teyie

Research Lead,
SPARC

Abrhame Endrias

Abrhame Endrias

Founder and Managing Director, Lersha

George Njoroge

George Njoroge

Country Coordinator,
Farm to Market Alliance

Paul Asura

Paul Asura

Projects Manager,
Green Edge Digital Africa

Wouter van Monsjou

Wouter van Monsjou

Business Analytics team Lead, IDH

Hellen Mutogoh

Hellen Mutogoh

Head of Community Engagement,
AfriScout Project

Ann Kabukuru

Ann Kabukuru

Commercial Management Lead,
DigiFarm Kenya

Boniface Akuku (PhD)

Boniface Akuku (PhD)

Digital Agriculture Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organization

Kristin Girvetz

Kristin Girvetz

Director, AgThrive

Margreet Muizebelt

Margreet Muizebelt

Founder & Account Manager Partnerships,
Acorn RaboBank

Jacopo Parigiani

Jacopo Parigiani

Soil & Water Management Scientist,
Crop Nutrition Laboratory Services Ltd. (Cropnuts)

Jeremy Cordingley

Jeremy Cordingley

Founder & CEO,
Crop Nutrition Laboratory Services Ltd (Cropnuts)

Dr. Wario Sori Sake

Dr. Wario Sori Sake

Livestock Director,
NRT-Trading

Guyo Roba

Guyo Roba

 Head of Jameel Observatory for Food Security Early Action,
ILRI

Hedwig Siewertsen

Hedwig Siewertsen

Head, Inclusive Finance,
AGRA

Chloe Stull-Lane

Chloe Stull-Lane

Innovation Director, SPARC

Albert Boogard

Albert Boogard

Head Smallholder Solutions, Rabo Partnerships

Shreejit Borthakur

Shreejit Borthakur

Senior Innovation Manager and Technology Lead,
IDH

Charlotte Keijser

Charlotte Keijser

Innovation Manager,
IDH FarmFit Intelligence Center

Francis Gwer

Francis Gwer

Senior Financial Sector Policy Specialist,
FSD Kenya

Kelvin Mashisia Shikuku

Kelvin Mashisia Shikuku

Scientist (Economist), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

Simon Mulwa

Simon Mulwa

Assistant Director of ICT,
Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)

Zilla Mary Arach

Zilla Mary Arach

Chief Product Officer, EzyAgric

Beryl Agengo

Beryl Agengo

Digital Agriculture Specialist,
The World Bank

Paul Odong

Paul Odong

Head of Projects
Equity Bank, Uganda

Mathew Shakhovskoy

Mathew Shakhovskoy

Director, ISF Advisors

Hannah Reed

Hannah Reed

Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Roel Messie

Roel Messie

Chief Executive Officer,
IDH Investment Management

Magdalena Banasiak

Magdalena Banasiak

Head of Government Development and Partnerships, Acumen

Jan Willem Van Casteren

Jan Willem Van Casteren

CEO and Co-Founder,
eProd Solutions

Justin Ahmed

Justin Ahmed

Director
Beanstalk AgTech

Ayodeji Balogun

Ayodeji Balogun

Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO) ,
AFEX

Michael Joseph

Michael Joseph

Board Chair Pula, Board Chair Kenya Airways & Businessman

Hamisi Williams

Hamisi Williams

Deputy Country Representative, FAO

Hannah Reed

Hannah Reed

Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Jenny Löfbom

Jenny Löfbom

Country Director, IDH Kenya

Stanley Njoroge

Stanley Njoroge

Chief Finance Officer,
Safaricom Ethiopia

Mildred Nadah Pita

Mildred Nadah Pita

Head of Public Affairs Science Sustainability Africa,
Bayer.