Ludwik Pokorny


Ludwik has been CEO of Bioline Agrosciences since 2016 and became Chairman, Dudutech in 2021 following the acquisition. Ludwik has three decades of experience spanning Latin America and Europe with a focus on business development within the agricultural inputs space. Ludwik has a Master’s II degree in Tax and Business Law from Pantheon Sorbonne Law School.

Thomas Mason

Managing Director, Dudutech

Thomas is Managing Director of Dudutech. Thomas was previously with Pfizer Inc and later Zoetis after the Pfizer Agricultural business was listed in 2013. Thomas joined Dudutech in 2014 following a series B investment by Finlays and Swire. He studied at University of Cape Town, and was selected for the Stanford University Graduate School of Business SEED Endowment Scholarship for 2017, as well as the INSEAD Global Executive MBA programme for 2018/19.

Benjamin Desruelle

Chief Operating Officer

Benjamin joined the Dudutech team in 2021 as Chief Operating Officer and has worked for Invivo Group for over seven years, including as an Operation Controller at the Animal Health and Nutrition division in Mexico and as International Finance Controller for Bioline Agrosciences. Benjamin has a master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Reims Management School.

Peter Ndegwa

Finance Director

Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Nairobi and is a UK Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K). He has extensive local and international experience working in the UK, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania with PwC, Ernst & Young, British American Tobacco and OffGrid Electric Tanzania Ltd. Peter joined Dudutech in December 2018 and is in charge of the finance function.


Barnaba Rotich

Head of Commercial

Barnaba holds a Bachelors of Science Degree, Horticulture from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, JKUAT. Barnaba has served Dudutech for almost two decades and is now responsible for our commercial operations in Africa, as well as our international distributors based in Europe and North America.

Jack Adundo

Head of Quality

Jack holds a Bachelor of Technology, Applied Biology from the Technical University of Kenya. Jack has been with Dudutech since 2001 and is responsible for the technical quality management of production and research processes and personnel.

Xavier Bowen

Site Manager

Xavier, holds a BSc in Horticulture from Egerton University. Xavier is responsible for our Microbiological or natural enemies’ production. This encompasses Ladybird Farm, as well as three other production sites, that include both indoor and outdoor insectaries.

Vitalis Wekesa

Head of Production

Dr Vitalis Wekesa completed his Doctorate in Entomology (Invertebrate Pathology) from Universidade de São Paulo and went to complete a Post Doctorate in Entomology and Pest Management from the University of Florida. Dr Wekesa is responsible for both macro and micro biocontrol production, covering over 17 product organism lines.

Catherine Gacheri

Technical Manager Africa & Middle East

Catherine holds a Masters of Science in Agricultural Entomology and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from University of Nairobi. Catherine oversees technical management for Africa & the Middle East. Catherine joined Dudutech at its inception in 2001.

Guytan Omondi

Regulatory Manager and Contract Research

Guytan holds a Masters of Science in Technology of Crop Protection from University of Reading – UK. Guytan joined Dudutech in 2006 to head up the Regulatory Department and further developed Dudutech as a Research and Development site accredited by the Kenya Government. In addition to the regulatory function, Guytan also runs Dudutech's contract research arm.

John Ogechah

Dudutech Academy Manager

John completed his Masters in Phil, Entomology from the University of Ghana. In 2005 he joined Dudutech as an Entomologist and proceeded to develop the training business unit of Dudutech, later working with the commercial department as the product manager and export manager. John now heads up Dudutech Academy, our training arm which works closely with our customers and teams.

Technical Sales Team
Guy Keeble Business Development Manager AFME

Guy is a Kenyan Citizen by birth & was educated in Kenya & The United Kingdom where he completed a Bachelor of Science in Procurement & Supply Chain Management at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in 2004, he has been in positions of progressive responsibility in Global Logistics, Business Development, Sales & Commercial & General Management in the Agriculture, Horticulture & the Global Logistics industries in East Africa for over 15 years. Recognized for developing practical, innovative solutions to a broad range of business aspects. Respected team player and effective liaison between top management and technical field staff. Consistently able to motivate employees, identifying individual strengths and effectively delegating tasks to ensure smooth and timely operations.

Susan Rono Senior Technical Lead Nairobi, Thika and Kajiado

Susan has been a proud member of our team since 2014, starting as a Junior TLO based at Finlay’s Flowers. She is now our Senior Technical Lead for Nairobi, Thika and Kajiado regions, helping growers solve crop challenges.





In 2021, Dudutech was acquired by Bioline Agrosciences Group, the sustainable crop protection subsidiary of InVivo Group. The Bioline Agrosciences legacy started in 1979 in Colchester, UK and was developed through a series of strategic mergers and acquisitions over their +40-year history, and now produce and market 37 different IPM and biocontrol products for horticulture and operate in France, Spain, US, UK and Portugal. The Dudutech biofactory facility based in Naivasha, Kenya, is the 8th production site for Bioline Agrosciences. 

Phil Weller Dudutech Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Phil partnered with us to deliver cutting edge Dudutech IPM solutions to Zimbabwean farmers, covering a wide range of key crops including soft fruit, vegetables, broadacre grains and tobacco to name a few.

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