who we are
An association of seed companies registered by the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Services (KEPHIS) to produce,
process and/or market seed in Kenya. An independent Secretariat co-ordinates its activities in serving the interests
To be the source of information and technical knowhow on seed matters.
To represent and promote the interest and competitiveness of the seed industry through advocacy, provision of
information and capacity building.
Conducting business with mutual respect for each other and working as a team
Handling with integrity, all information in its custody and maintaining confidentiality as required.
Exercise expertise in handling all matters in a professional and responsive manner.
Passionate in their role to drive the objectives of STAK with commitment at all times.
The Complete List of STAK members and contact Details
Kassim Owino, Chairman
Agri Seed Co
David Tum, Vice Chairman
Everlyne Musyoka, Honorary Secretary
Azariah Soi, Member
Ngila Kimotho, Member
Andy Watt , member
Quali basic Seeds
Peter Francombe, member
Kenya highland seeds
Saleem Esmail, member
Anthony Kioko , Member
Serial growers association
Humphrey Kiruaye, Member
Duncan Ochieng’ Onduu
He leads and manages the Secretariat to stimulate a vibrant Seed sector. He has extensive exposure on Seed &
Livelihood issues and Advocacy work with over 14 years’ experience in Senior Management. Duncan holds a Masters of Arts in Planning from
the University of Nairobi.
Joyce Wairimu Karanja
Finance and Administration Officer
Joyce handles the Secretariat’s financial procedures, bookkeeping and administrative duties. She is a Certified Public
Accountant and holds a Masters of Business Administration from University of Nairobi. She has over 6 years’ experience in the seed industry.
IT and Communications
She works at STAK to ensure the IT function is flawless and efficient, communications within and without reach the intended
& its online presence is felt by the stakeholders. Betty is a BSc. in Information Science graduate from Moi University.