The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation are pleased to announce the 25 teams receiving Finalist prizes for the Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech.
The Milken Institute and the Motsepe Foundation are pleased to announce the 25 teams receiving Finalist prizes for the Milken-Motsepe Prize in AgriTech.

Judges

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Wambui Chege

Board Director, Independent Consultant

With over 26 years of experience, Wambui Chege is a seasoned advisory services professional with experience in international and private-sector development in Sub-Saharan Africa, the U.S. and Asia. Wambui currently works as an independent consultant focused on agribusiness and financial inclusion. She was previously director of agribusiness at KPMG East Africa, 2014-2019. Prior to that, she was head of sustainable agribusiness advisory, Sub-Saharan Africa, at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank. She has also worked as a commodities and financial markets correspondent with Reuters in Africa. She is also an experienced Board Director and currently is the Independent Chair of Making Finance Work for Africa, an independent initiative hosted by the African Development Bank, focused on the development of African financial sectors. Wambui also serves on the Board of Fairtrade International and the advisory board of gender-lens venture capital firm, Samata Capital. Wambui has a Master’s in international Affairs from the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University in the City of New York and a Bachelor of Commerce from Kenyatta University, Kenya.