Governance & Leadership
General Counsel and Board Secretary
Mrs. Sabula, a Kenyan national, serves as AGRA’s in-house legal adviser and manages the affairs of the Board of Directors. Starting her career with KCB Bank Group 10 years ago, she has extensive experience providing in-house legal advisory services across sub-Sahara Africa, structuring and negotiating corporate finance transactions, drafting and negotiation of complex contractual agreements, and advising on governance and multi-country regulatory compliance matters. She is passionate about agriculture and access of the poor to innovative farming solutions that will see them lifted out of poverty.
Mrs. Sabula holds a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) Degree from Moi University, a post Graduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law, a diploma in Human Resource Management from Kenya Institute of Management, and a Masters in Business Administration from Nazarene University. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a Chartered Public Secretary and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Kenya. She was in 2015 named to Legal 500’s General Counsel Power List Africa which recognizes the top 100 corporate counsels in Africa.
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