BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT – AUGUST 2022
The Board of Africa Fine Coffees Association (AFCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Nancy Cheruiyot as the new Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer.
Ms. Cheruiyot has extensive experience in the Coffee Sector in Kenya where she served as a Managing Trustee for Commodities Fund for the last 9 Years. During her tenure there, she was appointed continuously to represent Kenya in the ICO and IACO as delegate where she demonstrated high level professionalism and diplomacy.
Ms. Cheruiyot has also been an active member of AFCA representing her immediate past employer, the Commodities Fund.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Nairobi; a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa; and is currently pursuing a PHD in Business Administration from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Additionally, Ms. Cheruiyot is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a member of ACCA since 2007. She brings on board over 15 years’ experience of financial and organizational management and development, the last 9 of which she was the Managing Trustee/CEO.
Ms. Cheruiyot’s first task will be to organize the 2023 AFCA Conference and Exhibition proposed to take place from the 15th – lIth February 2023 immediately after the World Coffee Producers’ Forum taking place on the 13th and 14th February in Kigali Rwanda one of Africa’s specialty coffee countries.