Laikipia Management Solutions (LMS)
LMS is a company with a deep understanding of the leadership, management and logistic needs of businesses and conservation organisations in Kenya
Ken has had a long lasting relationship with Africa, leading expeditions for disadvantaged young people since the early 1990s. Ken has been back on many occasions and has an ethos of helping those less fortunate than himself. He met David Parkinson in the Army and renewed the relationship in 2004 at Lewa. Ken gives up his time and puts much effort into helping the development of conservancies and people in Kenya.His company is Farscapewww.farscapedevelopment.co.uk
Peoplematters (Europe) www.peoplematters.co.uk Shona Mitchel runs the foremost leadership and development company in Scotland. It was through Shona’s work with Farscape and Ken Hames that she first came to Kenya in 2007. Shona was invited by Ken to see the potential for support in Laikipia and after just one visit became committed to doing all she could to mobilise support and sharing her significant experience in leadership and management development. In addition to providing a wealth of learning experience Shona mobilises other managers from Scotland to give their time and expertise to helping Kenya’s young organisations
Peter Russian - Investors in People (Scotland)www.iipscot.co.uk Peter Russian. IIP has developed a reputation for providing young business with the skills procedures and techniques required to make them efficient and effective. Peter Russian as the CEO of IIP Scotland came to Kenya with Shona Mitchell in 2009 to see what he could do to help businesses and conservancies develop. His support has proved invaluable and sharing his knowledge and experience is helping businesses to develop more quickly.