Mwende is a global ICT award winner with over 20-years of international development experience gained from working at local, continental and global levels with various organizations including: Mckinsey & Co, Government of Kenya, African Development Bank, Kenya Tea Development Agency and World Food Program based in Italy.
Bart Malaba is a civil engineer specialized in agricultural water systems. Bart has extensive experience in the agricultural sector in East-Africa and has previously worked in a number of East African countries. He has been involved in numerous projects spearheading agricultural interventions as well as working with large commercial farms in western Kenya to maximize their output.
Currently Bart is project manager at Larive International, implementing partner of the FoodTech Africa consortium. Bart is part of the Lattice Aqua team in East Africa responsible for coordinating and implementing the aquaculture activities towards improving local fish production and strengthening the aquaculture value chain.