Who We Are

Boresha Technologies is a UK-based company with operations in East Africa.

Our international team is experienced in enterprise software, data analytics, and agriculture value chains.

Our mission is to help agribusinesses as they work hard to connect small producers to rapidly growing markets.

 
 

Our Team

 
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James Thorogood

CEO

James has worked in East Africa’s agricultural sector since 2016. He is a Rhodes Scholar with a double MSc in Social Data Science and Water Policy. James is passionate about all things food!

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Davidson (Tony) Edwards

CTO

Tony grew up in Dominica before moving to the UK to work with multiple tech startups. He has an MBA and MSc in Computer Science from the University of Oxford. Tony is passionate about building tech teams and up-skilling top talent in emerging markets.

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Kajerero Joseph

Dairy Value Chain Manager

Joseph has over 12 years of experience in working with farmers and agribusinesses across East Africa. He brings particular expertise in record management, payments processes, and behaviour change for agricultural enterprises. Joseph also enjoys agroforestry and farming in his free time.

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Andrew Mamawi

Front-End Developer

Andrew is a software engineer trained at Makerere University. He has experience developing enterprise and logistics software in Kenya and Uganda. Andrew is passionate about graphic design and Top Gear.

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Catherine Namwezi

Partnerships and Communications

Catherine grew up in rural Uganda and crowd-funded her Masters in International Development at the University of Oxford. Catherine is passionate about education and the role of youth in the next generation of smallholder agriculture.


 

Our Advisors

 
Khalid Matovu   Chairman, Uganda Dairy Trader Assoc.

Khalid Matovu

Chairman, Uganda Dairy Trader Assoc.

Jane Wallace   Former VP, Intuit  Former EVP, VISA & Bank of America

Jane Wallace

Former VP, Intuit

Former EVP, VISA & Bank of America

Sahabo Moses Gateja   Smallholder Agriculture Expert

Sahabo Moses Gateja

Smallholder Agriculture Expert

Marcus Beisel   Former CIO, Intuit (Quickbooks)  Former SVP, Wells Fargo

Marcus Beisel

Former CIO, Intuit (Quickbooks)

Former SVP, Wells Fargo

Peter Drobac   Director, Skoll Center

Peter Drobac

Director, Skoll Center

 
 
 

 

Our Supporters

 
Oxford Foundry Accelerator

Oxford Foundry Accelerator

Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Skoll Center for Social Entrepreneurship