MEET OUR TEAM
Ten Senses Africa
Caroline Kiptoo – Sales & Marketing
Carol holds a Business Management and Information technology Degree holder with 4 years’ experience in administrative duties. Carol is in charge of carrying out all office administrative tasks including assisting in the smooth running of all executive roles for senior management. She is the traffic officer in charge of shipping, client management as well as Sales and Marketing in Ten Senses Africa Limited.
Edwin Gakumbi – Finance Manager
Edwin brings to the team nearly 7 years’ experience as a finance expert and practitioner; he worked previously for 5 years in a successful food processing and export company. Edwin holds a B.A Commerce from University of Nairobi and CPA (k) qualifications.
John Wachira – Project Specialist
Having worked in a food exporting company for 5 years, Mr. Wachira brings with him a wealth of experience and skills. He holds a bachelors degree of Science in Agriculture from The University of Nairobi. He has been tasked to coordinate all field projects and ensuring the field trainings is done as per the set company standards. He previously worked for SACDEP and FPEAK. He currently overseas over 10,000 contracted farmers in Kenya and Rwanda.
Brenda Matete – Quality Assurance and Safety Manager
Brenda is a food technologist and certified lead auditor and trainer in ISO 22000. She has spearheaded the development, implementation, and continued conformity assessment for continuous improvement of the food safety quality management system in place.
She holds a Bachelors in Food Science and Technology from Kenyatta University with Masters in Business administration.
She previously worked at Premier Foods Industries Ltd as the head of Quality Assurance and Safety for 10 years.
Bonface Nganga – GM Operations
As TSA General Manager, Bonface has been at the center of action managing over 150 staff in driving Production, sales, farmer relations and transformational projects. Before joining TSA he worked as General Manager at Finch Travels for over 10 years coordinating and arranging safaris all over East Africa. He was instrumental in the negotiations with Kasigau community resulting in an ecotourism partnership between FTL and the Community. Because of these efforts, FTL has been able to build Kiwanjani Ecolodge, carried out multiple community projects including Bungule water project supported by Kenya Commercial Bank, Community, Scouts Program supported by IUCN WTO.
Vinn Kola – Out growers Manager
Vinn having achieved second class honors in economics and statistics degree has coordinated both the outgrowers and nurseries departments’ fostering good relations with farmers and spearheading Fairtrade and organic standards.
Allan Bussard – Marketing Director, Europe
Since founding Integra in 1995 focuses on enterprise solutions to poverty, with investment, consulting and training engagements in the areas of microenterprise development for women at risk, Social Enterprise development for disadvantaged groups, Corporate Social Responsibility advocacy and training, anti-corruption advocacy, awareness and training, Fair Trade and youth employment and enterprise creation.
Diana Asetto – Human Resource
Diana is a professional in human resource and talent management with over 8 years of experience in the NGO sector. She holds a degree in Psychology from Daystar University and an MBA in Human Resource Management from Kenyatta University. She develops, advises on and implements policies relating to the effective use of personnel within an organization by ensuring that training and development opportunities are available to employees to enhance their performance and achieve the employer’s business aims.
Frank Omondi – Managing Director
Currently leading the expansion and operations at TSA, Frank has over ten years working intensively in social and change programs among them, the Marketing Strategy Advisor to the then Minister for Tourism Kenya, Hon. Danson Mwazo, Co-owner and Director at Finch Travels Ltd (Nairobi based tour company) and Kiwanjani Ecolodge in Tsavo as well as leading wildlife policy advocacy with several NGOs recently Youth for Conservation. Frank has extensive training and practice in Business Planning and Consulting, Fundraising and Community relations. He holds a degree in Wildlife Management from Moi University, Kenya.
Herbert Liberman – Marketing North America
Herb is involved in the marketing and sales of Ten Senses Africa products in North America. He has been involved with Ten Senses since its conception.
Etsabo Wanyama – Production Manager
Mr Etsabo ensures consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good automated manufacturing practice systems; validating processes; providing documentation and managing staff. He handles all issues concerning food and health safety in the company. He ensures that the products are of the highest quality possible at any given time. He has more than 10 years working experience in this line of work. Previously Estabo Worked for Nyayo Tea Zones Development Corporation Kenya Ltd a respectable Agricultural parastatal