Board of Directors


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:…FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD

CHAIRMAN
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.).

DIRECTOR
MRS. EUNICE W. K. KARANJA

Mrs. Karanja holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Management and Leadership from St. Paul University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Human Resource Management) from The Catholic University of Eastern Africa. She has a wealth of experience having worked as a Director in Water Services and Regulatory Board, at the National Steering Committee as a Peace Monitor, at UNDP Kenya as the County Peace Co-coordinator and at AMREF as a Research Assistant. She has also worked for the Parliamentary Service Commission as a Constituency Manager and a CDF Treasurer respectively and served as a Senior Supervisor with the Kenya Bureau of Statistics.

DIRECTOR

Hon. WAFULA WEKESA

DIRECTOR

MR. PHILIP TARUS – ALTERNATE DIRECTOR – MIN. OF DEVOLUTION AND ASAL’S STATE DEPARTMENT FOR DEVOLUTION

DIRECTOR

Mr. Micah Pkopus Powon, CBS – PS, State Department for Development of ASAL

Mr. Powon holds a Master of Science in Horticulture from Egerton University and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi. He assumed this position in early 2018 after serving as Principal Secretary, State Department
for Devolution, and Correctional Services respectively.

DIRECTOR

Ms. JANE E.G WAROGA

DIRECTOR

AMB. DAVID MUTEMI MUTUI

DIRECTOR

Prof. Hamadi Iddi Boga – Ag. Ps State Department of Agricultural Research/Crop Development.

Prof. Hamadi Iddi Boga is the Principal Secretary of the State Department for Agricultural Research in the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation in the Government of Kenya. He is the former founding Principal of Taita Taveta University and was its Vice Chancellor between 2007 and 2017. He was a Professor in the department of Botany at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. His skills and interests are in biology, agricultural science, sequencing, microbiology, molecular biological techniques and RNA genes. He also has an interest in microbial ecology of insects’ guts, soils and soda lakes and has worked with termites, the soda lakes of Kenya, mangrove swamps, agricultural and forest soils and also on Mount Kenya glacier. He has a PhD in Biology from Universität Konstanz in Germany.

MANAGING DIRECTOR
MR. JOSEPH MUNA KIMOTE

Mr. Joseph Kimote holds an MBA and BA degrees in Economics. Before joining the Board, Mr. Kimote was the General Manager, Strategy Research and Development at the National Social Security Fund NSSF. He has held several other positions including Director – Institutional Planning and Development, United States International University; Project Manager – USAID/EPC Trade Development Programme, and Export Promotion Council, among others.

Joseph is a member of the Institute of Directors of Kenya, Kenya Institute of Management and Institute of Human Resource Management. He is also a member of the board of Lafarge Kenya.