Hillary works as a Business Advisor for Kenya. He joined Agriterra in January 2015 as an Assistant Business Advisor to provide advice majorly to dairy clients. Prior to this, he came into contact with Agriterra in 2014 while undertaking his studies in the Netherlands. It's then when he did an internship and a seven month research towards his thesis entailed ‘Comparison cost of milk production between Kenya and the Netherlands’.
Hillary has over five years working experience in programme development, business development, as well as consultancy. He has specialised skills and experiences in Microfinance, cooperative development, designing and managing projects, carrying out evaluations, assessments, financial analysis and budgeting, as well as managing contracts. Hillary is well grounded in Value Chain Analysis, Market linkages, Training and Capacity Building, feasibility studies, Economic Research, strategic and business planning and Trade analysis. Through specialised trainings, Hillary became a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya with a keen interest in Financial management and also a trainer in Youth Development in Agribusiness. Besides, Hillary has keen interest in renewable energy and climate change assessing its impact on Agribusiness environments.
Hillary is highly motivated in supporting agribusiness and mainly smallholder farmers towards food security while he holds dual Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Administration (International Business) from University of Applied Sciences, in Utrecht, The Netherlands and Business Management (Entrepreneurship) from Moi University, in Kenya. Hillary is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Management of Agribusiness at Strathmore Business School.