Director & CEO at SACOMA
United Kingdom (UK)
Perez Ochieng is one of the Top Most Talented Entrepreneur in Africa selected by HRH The Duke of York KG, HE Olusegun Obasanjo and Mr Aliko Dangote (Africa’s most successful Entrepreneur) in their African Entrepreneurship Programme (AEP) designed to develop the African private sector and stimulate innovation and technology throughout the continent. A catalyst for Agriculture Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship, Perez has won several awards and is a winner for Global Women Inventors and Innovator for capability building communities. “The Duke of York founded Pitch@Palace to support Entrepreneurs with the amplification and acceleration of their business ideas by connecting them with potential supporters including CEOs, Angels, Mentors and key Business Partners.”
Active programme of promotion and capacity building is in place to develop brand and consumer acceptability. Initiatives involve value addition, Joint Marketing Initiatives and tackling post Harvest losses. A complex array of partners include banks, agricultural research institutes, Knwoledge Transfer and Technical Trianing Patrners, Universties, Researchers, Renewable Energy companies, Processors and exporters, bulk buyers and governments in EU and Africa . In this way, the company aim to build a business model and broader enabling environment that will continue creating value long into the future.