Kamau Kuria, Kenya
A qualified Agronomist and team oriented business executive, Kamau holds an MBA and a Bachelors degree in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi. He has held various senior positions in the coffee industry from 1988 to date, having started off as a coffee farm manager and rising up the ladder swiftly to become the General Manager-Agronomy, in a well established farm management. In this position, he supervised farm management operations of 5000ha of coffee and 600ha of tea, across Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.
He has also worked as the representative of UTZ Kapeh in Africa and India, assisting producers to become certified and consequently linking them to markets for the certified coffee.