Kenneth Barigye is a graduate of Development Studies of Makerere University  and holds a Masters of Development Studies  from Uganda Martyrs’ University; a Post Graduate Diploma in Organizational Development (2010) from Uganda Management Institute; a Post Graduate Diploma in Advocacy and Lobbying (2012) from Uppsala University in Sweden; and a Masters of Business Management (2018) from Makerere University. He is the Managing Director of Mountain Harvest Limited, an Arabica coffee company working on an integrated basis sourcing Arabica coffee from smallholder farmers in Uganda and employing an inclusive business model, engaging its smallholder suppliers as an integral part of the coffee supply chain. He is a Director for Impact Investing at Lutheran World Relief, a US based Non-Profit organization working in Africa, Asia and Latin America. He serves as a Director of Rwenzori Organic Coffee Limited, a single estate coffee company growing organic arabica coffee on the slopes of Mt. Rwenzori. He is the Founder and Director of APITECH Limited, a premier specialist technical solutions provider offering independent, Non-destructive testing (NDT), American Petroleum institute (API) Inspections, assets’ risk-based inspections and associated engineering services cutting across diverse industrial sectors. Prior to his current roles, Kenneth served as a Country Director for Lutheran World Relief between 2014 and 2019; Country Manager of Rakai Resources between 2013 and 2014; and Country Director for Salama SHIELD Foundation between 2009 and 2013.
He is a Rotarian and a Past President of the Rotary Club of Kisugu Victoria View.