Anthony ensures the various Assurance services delivered by Preferred by Nature in Africa are maintained. He provides tailor-made services through the delivery of bespoke training, conducting performance evaluations, carrying out witness Audits and quality monitoring of both staff and consultant auditors across Africa.
Anthony is also responsible for monitoring Preferred by Nature’s Africa portfolio to ensure consistent implementation of applicable policies and procedures and timely follow through on all disputes and stakeholder comments
As an Agriculturalist and an advocate for a green economy, I have always had a strong passion to contribute to the protection of our Earth’s ecosystem and its environment. Preferred by Nature has a challenging job to protect the natural environment that we depend on and am glad to be part of the Team.
Anthony began his career as a District Agric Officer in charge of crops, with the Ministry of Agriculture from 2009 to 2013.
In 2013, he joined the Rainforest Alliance to deliver agriculture certification services as a Consultant. Over the years, Anthony has worked with several Certification bodies to undertake certification audits of LBCs, farms, plantations, factories and cooperatives to verify compliance with applicable standards across Africa and the Middle East - completing 350+ audits across 15 countries.
Anthony took up a permanent role as a Senior Agricultural Specialist in 2019 and later as an Assurance Specialist with Preferred by Nature, where he is in charge of delivering Quality Assurance Services in Africa.
- Rainforest Alliance Farm / Chain of Custody Lead Auditor
- Forest Stewardship CouncilTM (FSCTM) Forest Management / Chain of Custody Auditor
- UEBT (The Union for Ethical BioTrade) Auditor
- SA 8000:2014 Auditor
- ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor
- HACCP Trained
- RSPO P&C Auditor
- EU Organic/USDA NOP Inspector
- HCV Assessor
- MSc Environmental Sustainability & Management
- Languages spoken: English