Mr. Samuel Thumbi has many years experience in the tea business. He graduated from Egerton College, Njoro, in March 1978 with a Diploma in Farm management. After graduation, Mr. Thumbi joined the Ministry of Agriculture in Kakamega District, Western Province as the District Farm Management officer.
Mr. Thumbi resigned and joined Williamson Tea Kenya limited as a Field Assistant in October 1979 rising through the ranks to the current position of the Technical director in June 2008. He serves in the Williamson Tea Kenya limited as a Board member.
Mr. Thumbi has previously served in the Tea Research Foundation (2009 to 2013) and KETEPA (appointed a Director in 2009 and still serving to date).He is the current Chairman of the Audit committee.
Mr. Samuel Thumbi has attended several middle, senior and Board members training both locally and abroad.