Ms. Elizabeth OgutuPACA
Strategy and Operations Senior Officer
Ms. Liz Ogutu is the Strategy and Operations Senior Officer of PACA. She worked in various senior positions before joining PACA. She was the Regional Manager for Africa at Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) based in Nairobi, Kenya, and prior to that, spent 5 years at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) as the head of the resource mobilization unit. Prior to ILRI, Liz was the donor relations expert for UNICEF Kenya country office, working on projects and programs on water, environmental sanitation, as well as child participation, health and nutrition. For past 9 years she was supporting agricultural researchers in fundraising; establishing and maintaining strong partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders, maximising cooperation and promoting program objectives and strategic vision. Ms. Ogutu holds a BSc Degree from the Open University (UK) and an MBA from the Heriot Watt University (UK). She supports the PACA Secretariat in strategy and ongoing resource mobilization efforts to implement continental and national aflatoxin mitigation strategies as well as day to day operations of the Secretariat and country programs.