Anne Chepkoech is the Managing Partner & Chief Technical Advisor at Alstar Limited. She has over 15 years’ experience in designing and implementing social enterprise development programs in the agricultural sector.

Her work and leadership as a private sector development and tea professional is focused on the sustainability of the specialty tea sector through empowerment, tea and sustainability education, gender equity advocacy and promotion through fair recognition of efforts by Kenyan small-scale tea farmers.

At Regional and National level, she has coordinated several projects supporting women-owned and agriculture sector specific businesses. Her role has been geared towards supporting women to be more competitive in markets by working with business support organizations and providing direct support to women-owned businesses through training, mentoring, and coaching. Through the projects, she engages market partners to adopt business practices that create economic opportunities for women-owned businesses.