Hon. Peter Weru Kinyua
Hon. Peter Weru Kinyua has extensive knowledge and experience in legislation, corporate administration, management, public service, finance and environment. He has a BSc. in Surveying from the University of Nairobi, Accountancy from Strathmore College (Currently Strathmore University) and Certified Environment Practitioner from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). He is a lead expert for the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA), and works as a Consultant in Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), Consultant in Engineering Surveying for roads for various Road Contractors and Engineering Projects, Consultant for AMREF in aid of Ministry of Health in acceleration of Health-related Bills in Parliament and others in Youth Empowerment Programs. Hon. Peter Weru Kinyua is Chairman KALRO Board.
Prof. Walter O. Oyawa, PhD
Prof. Walter O. Oyawa is currently the Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI). He holds a PhD in Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering), at Kyoto University, Japan, M.Sc. Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering), at the University of Nairobi, Master of Tropical Veterinary Science at the University of Edinburgh and a B.Sc. Civil Engineering, at the University of Nairobi. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA), at JKUAT. He is a Registered Professional Engineer, Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (ERB), Corporate member, Institution of Engineers of Kenya (IEK), and Lead Expert, National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA). Prof. Walter O. Oyawa is a Member of KALRO Board.
Ms. Clara W. Mwangi
Ms. Clara W. Mwangi is appointed as an Independent Member of the Board and Chairs the Finance and Administration Committee of the Board. She has over twenty years’ experience at Senior Management Levels with International Educational Institutions and with a special focus in areas of Finance, Human Resource and Administration. She is a holder of a Bachelor of Education Degree (Kenyatta University) and has attended various International Management Courses globally. Clara is currently serving as a Deputy Director at a leading International School in the Region
Ms. Teresia Wambui Karanja
Ms. Karanja holds a Master Degree in Plant Pathology. She heads the Pathology, Weeds and Pesticide Advisory Services Branch at Plant Protection Services Division. She is also a Board Committee Member of Technical Registration of new pest control products and Audit committees. She represents, Principal Secretary, State Department for Crops Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development.
Mr. Johana K. Cheruiyot
Mr. Johana Kipkorir Cheruiyot is an appointed Member. He Chairs the Audit, Risk and Governance Committee of the Board. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Production and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education. He has wide experience in leadership skills. Was Chairperson for various Secondary Schools; County Executive Committee Member in-Charge of Transport, Roads and Public Works Narok County.
Dr. Mukiri Wa Githendu
Dr. Githendu is an appointed Member. He chairs the Research, Technical and Innovation Committee of the Board. He has a PhD in Seed Technology and is presently working with Kenyatta University, School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development.
CPA Margaret Wamuyu
CPA Margaret Wamuyu is a professional accountant with experience at different Boards and is currently pursuing a PhD in Finance. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). She also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Nairobi and Bachelor of Commerce degree (First Class Honors) from KCA University. She is a Senior Government Officer with a wealth of experience in Accounting, Performance Contracting and Public Financial Management. She is currently working at the National Treasury and Economic Planning. She represents, PS National Treasury and Economic Planning
Mr. George Ombua
Mr. Ombua represents Inspector General, State Corporations. He is a Member with no voting rights.
Dr. Eliud K. Kireger, OGW
Dr. Eliud Kiplimo Kireger is the Director General/CEO of KALRO. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Managing Director/CEO of the Tea Research Foundation of Kenya. Dr. Kireger attained his PhD in Plant Eco-physiology from the University of Wales, (UK), MSc in Genetics and Tree breeding from University of Toronto (Canada) and a BSc in Forestry from Moi University (Kenya). He has trained in Conflict Management and Resolution, Strategic Leadership, Company Directorship and Change Management among others. He was an Appointed Member of the board of management of Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) where he chaired the Audit Committee. He is the Secretary to the KALRO Board.