Our People


Dr. Christie Peacock CBE
Founder and Chairman

Christie has 40 years’ experience in agricultural research and development in Africa. She was formerly CEO of Farm Africa and is a global leader in livestock development. She is a recognised social entrepreneur, an Ashoka Fellow and Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship awardee. Christie owns 4 acres of Somerset grassland and has recently started planting an orchard. BSc (Hons), PhD, Hon DSc.


Anthony Wainaina
Managing Director

Anthony has over 20 years of business experience in Africa. He was Head of Sales & Marketing at Kenchic and held senior roles at KTDA, Diageo and Coca-Cola. Anthony has a track record of success in growing sales and building consumer brands. He is a former wheat farmer. BSc, MSc (marketing)


Njuguna Ngumunu

Finance Director

Njuguna is a senior finance professional with 40 years’ experience. He was formerly Financial Controller at Kenchic, General Manager of Interchick & Tanzania Breeders, Finance Manager Toyota (Kenya). Njuguna Led Kenchic’s growth and expansion in Tanzania and streamlined reporting to meet international standards. He hopes to spend more time on his small farm in the future. B.Com., CPA, CPS, Member KIM


Dr. Rezin Odede
Technical Director

Odede is a qualified veterinarian and animal nutritionist. He has over 20 years’ experience in supporting the poultry and dairy industries in Kenya. He was formerly Technical Advisor (poultry) at Unga and Area Technical Manager at Kenchic. Odede Introduced commercial poultry farming to Western Kenya and improved chick quality. Odede has his own flock of layer chickens. BVM, MSc (nutrition)


Dr. Diba Dida Wako

Director, Northern Kenya

Diba is a qualified veterinarian with over 12 years’ experience of livestock development in the Horn of Africa. He has an MSc in Epidemiology from Freie Universität Berlin and Addis Ababa University. He was Team Leader Somalia Program, VSF Suisse before joining Sidai. He doubled VSF’s programme in Somalia within three years. Diba has his own herds of camels, cattle, sheep and goats. BVM, MSc (Epidemiology).


Caroline Waituika

HR & Training Manager

Caroline has 15 years’ experience in human resource management. She was formerly HR Business Partner at OLX - Naspers group, HR & Admin Officer at EAM - Nation Media Group subsidiary and HR Liaison Officer at Bolloré Logistics. B Com, MBA (HR) Member IHRM.