About Me

My Family

I have been married to Margaret for 34 years and we have three lovely daughters Jemimah Muhuri, Muthoni Waiyaki and Mumbi Munene. We are grandparents to Maina Muhuri, Wambui Waiyaki and Ng'ang'a Waiyaki.

My Wife

Margaret works as General Manager for the family businesses and is also involved in many philanthropic endeavors.

She holds a B.Sc in Agriculture from Nairobi University and M.Sc in Crop Protection. (Bath University UK).


Jemimah is married to John-Paul Muhuri and they live with their son, Maina in Australia.

Muthoni is married to Michael Waiyaki and live with their daughter Nashipai Wambui and son Ng'ang'a Waiyaki in Nairobi.

Mumbi works in the NGO space in Nairobi.


2008 To Date:

Entrepreneur, Business Leader, Consultant, Philanthropist and Motivator

2005 - 2008:

Sameer Africa Limited – C.E.O


Kenya Tea Development Agency – C.E.O


Dorman Limited – Finance Director


Williamson Tea Non – Executive Director/Audit Committee


Williamson Tea – Finance Director


Williamson Tea – Financial Controller


Morrison Products Limited – Chief Accountant


Deweto (K) Ltd – Accountant/Internal Auditor


 Security Group

Core Competencies


Business leader, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist with extensive experience in the Management of Organizational Change and Emerging Technology. An Inspirational and Motivational Speaker



Founder of Palmhouse Dairies Limited, a successful Micro-Dairy processing plant set up in 1996.
Founder of Central Business School, formerly the KCA College, Githunguri Campus- a tertiary college joint venture with the reputable KCA University and now a success Business Park.
Founder of Mukore Academy, a private primary school.

Other Directorships/Boards


Independent Board Director, Investment and Mortgages Bank, (I&M Bank)

Independent Board Director, The KIBO Fund

Has held many previous non-executive director positions in may companies such as Sasini Tea and CoffeeFaulu Kenya and Kenya Association of Manufacturers.

Community Service


Founder and Chairman of the very successful Palmhouse Foundation an education trust that finances the secondary education of deserving students and mentors them through life.

Board member of The Brooke East Africa

Former Board member, VSO Jitolee

Served many Not-for-profit organisations such as Board of Trustees Chair, HelpAge International and long serving Chair, Disciplinary Committee of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).


I enjoy many forms of adventure and recreation, among them boating, fishing, horse riding and golf. Inspirational and motivational speaking is my "commercial" hobby. 

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