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Kenneth Wanyoto

Director of Human Resources

Senior Management Johannesburg

Kenneth is the Director of Human Resources, an Integral part of African Parks Network fabric.

He holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Gordon Instituite of Business Science (University of Pretoria), a Post Graduate Diploma from Heriot Watt University, UK and a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Industrial Chemistry.

Ken has over 20 years of local and international experience in HR lead roles in the fast moving goods, internet, entertainment and now conservation sectors. He is a recognised HR Proffesional by the South Africa Board for People Practices, an accredited Customer Experience Professional and a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (UK). He started his career in Diageo on a production line and spent an early part of his career building the capabilities of the teams under his care and for the organisation. Ken later joined SABMiller in 2001 and led HR in its subsidiaries in Uganda and Tanzania before being appointed to the region where he led SABMillers HR function across 15 African countries. He thereafter joined Naspers in 2017 where he led HR Operations in Naspers Video Entertainment division (Multichoice) before joining African Parks Network in June 2019.

During his career he also held several line manager roles and this helped supplement his competencies as an agile, collaborative business cum HR professional who is able to effectively lead corporates to success through creating strategic alliances.