Tom is a Horticulture Fellow and a social change advocate seeking to transform the Kenyan food systems to focus more on food safety and quality. He has seven years of experience helping sugarcane farmers in Migori and Homabay counties to improve their crop and diversify their markets. As an independent Organic Ingredients Sourcing Consultant, he has worked with seed suppliers to improve quality of inputs for smallholder farmers in arid and semi-arid areas. Previously he was marketing and business development specialist at Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation. He has a BSc. in Agricultural Economics from University of Eldoret and an MSc. in Organic Agriculture from Wageningen University & Research.