Chief Executive Officer
Irvine Kanyemba was born in Zimbabwe, and Hold a Bachelor of Forestry Science (University of Canterbury, NZ) and MBA (Durham University, UK). He has worked in New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa and Tanzania. He worked for about 15 years at MD /CEO level in Forestry, Timber Processing and Furniture industry.
Kilombero Valley Teak Company
KVTC was established in 1992 and is one of the most innovative forest management projects in Africa, bringing a wide range of social, economic and environmental benefits to a remote area of Tanzania.
At the heart of the project is the planting and sustainable harvesting of plantation teak and the protection and management of over 20,000ha of native forests and wetlands and a wide range of wildlife and flora within.