alexander maina irungu


An energetic Kenyan young man and a holder of a Diploma in Applied Biology from Murang`a College of Technology year 2011. He is a laboratory technician by profession with nine years of experience. Currently working at Farm track Consulting Limited as bio pesticide production manager. 

Alex is a former employee of ICIPE (international center for insect physiology and ecology) in arthropod pathology unit. Where he was greatly involved in, rearing of different laboratory animals and insects, isolation, culturing, maintenance and mass production of fungal cultures, performing laboratory bio assays of different fungal isolates to different pests, performing field efficacy trials for biopestcides both in Kenya and Somaliland. 

As an achievement he managed to develop and formulate fungal based bio pesticide for controlling different species of ticks. He is innovative, team leader and result oriented.