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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 lines.
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 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. John now covers the export business, working closely with our international clients.
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.