Our Company

Who We Are

Africa Biosystems Limited (ABL) is a life science solutions provider that was founded in 1999 as a family business in Kenya and subsequently expanded into the East African Region. ABL has regional offices in Uganda & Tanzania and also operates in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan & Somalia. Our Focus includes molecular & clinical research, human and wildlife forensics, agronomy & marine sciences, clinical diagnostics, material sciences & analytics. ABL was acquired in 2021 by Adenia partners www.adenia.com

Our Mission & Vision

To be a ready, reliable, and ethical partner of choice in life & material science solutions to make a safer, peaceful, and productive society in the region.

Our Customers

We provide life & material sciences solutions in East Africa for;

Our Leadership

Executive Management Team

Management Team

Our Regional Offices

We have presence in 11 African countries ( Ethiopia, South – Sudan, Eritrea, Burundi, Djibouti, Somalia, The Democratic Republic Of Congo And Rwanda) with Physical offices located in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.  We are also looking to expand into further territories in the future.

  • Country Manager: Amy Wahome
  • Location: Delta Chambers 3rd Floor (Next to consolata Shrine)
  • The country teams include: A technical team that comprises of an Application Specialist, Field Application Specialist, and Field Service Engineers.

    • The Field Service Engineers are responsible for after-sales service and support on the instruments supplied within the region.

    • In addition, the specialists also provide technical training, recommendations for improvements, and effective use of the instrument.

  • Country Manager:
    Leonard Bagenda
  • Location: Diamond Trust Building Kampala Road
  • The country teams include: A technical team that comprises of an Application Specialist, Field Application Specialist, and Field Service Engineers.

    • The Field Service Engineers are responsible for after-sales service and support on the instruments supplied within the region.

    • In addition, the specialists also provide technical training, recommendations for improvements, and effective use of the instrument.

  • Country Manager: Charles Fubusa
  • Location: Mahando street 439, Masaki Dar es salaam
  • The country teams include: A technical team that comprises of an Application Specialist, Field Application Specialist, and Field Service Engineers.

    • The Field Service Engineers are responsible for after-sales service and support on the instruments supplied within the region.

    • In addition, the specialists also provide technical training, recommendations for improvements, and effective use of the instrument.

Isaiah Okoth

Group CEO and Managing Director

Isaiah has a proven track record of business accomplishments in highly dynamic and competitive markets. He has excellent leadership skills in international business environments. He is results oriented, and solutions driven and has been implementing these skills as the Group CEO and Managing Director of Africa Biosystems Limited since 2021.

John Mwakio

Chief Commercial Officer

John is one of the longest serving members of the senior management of Africa Biosystems Limited. His role as the CCO has led to multiple seven figure deals closed through the distributorship of Medical Devices that touch on Life Sciences, through partnership with World leader in serving sciences- ThermoFisher Scientific. He has been the Chief Commercial Officer of Africa Biosystems Limited since 2014.

Isaiah Okoth

Chief Financial Officer

Freshiah is a highly talented and qualified senior finance professional with extensive experience providing executive financial leadership within highly diverse organizations across different business sectors. She possesses a sharp business focus and financial acumen, both of which she has fully leveraged to drive business growth as the Chief Financial Officer of Africa Biosystems Limited since 2021.

Farheen Rajan

Chief of Staff / Director, Corporate Services

Farheen is experienced in regional operations with a demonstrated history of working in the Biotechnology industry. She is skilled in Communication, Facilitation, Administration, Logistics, Management, and Leadership and has applied the knowledge of her MBA effectively, as the Chief of Staff of Africa Biosystems Limited from 2019.

Sarah Omaya

Human Resource Manager

Sarah is an experienced Senior HR professional with strong expertise in Strategic HR Business Partnerships, Rewards Management and Change Management. Over the course of her career, Sarah has overseen HR, training & development and recruitment teams managing upwards of 2000+ FTEs. She has been the Human Resource Manager at Africa Biosystems since 2022.

Sales Operations Division

Sales Operations is responsible for driving optimal service level and outstanding customer satisfaction at optimal costs all throughout the Order Handling and Supply Chain processes. Key components of the process involve: Deal Structuring, Risk analysis and mitigation,  proposal generation, deal negotiation, closing and hand-over to supplier for execution.

Information Technology Division

Technology and innovation have become integral for any business today, it provides the right infrastructure for its success. 
The Information and Technology department is responsible for driving this innovation across all business units, and subsidiaries, ensuring delivery of solutions that create efficiency, puts in the right controls, and give the organization the competitive edge to be the best in class. 

Service and Support Division

The Service and Support team are responsible for providing the best customer experience for installed equipment to ensure  customers get the best value from them. Our experienced field service engineers are trained to the highest international

Chief Scientist

The Chief Scientist is responsible for leading the Field Application Specialists (FAS) in the provision of technical expertise to customers by way of advanced training with an efficient inroad into ABL portfolio (product and services) to ensure their successful adoption.

Additionally, the Chief Scientist works closely with top scientist/specialists at leading research institutes and new technology adopters in academia and industry, ensuring customers are successful in acquiring optimal results from their microscopes.

Leonard Bagenda

Country Manager of Uganda

Leonard Bagenda is a Molecular Biologist and has extensive experience in this field. He has experience in research and has completed end to end projects in HIV-DR and Cancer Genomics. He has an MSC in Molecular Biology and has been using his knowledge in this field as the Country Manager of Uganda since 2015.

Amy Wahome

Country Manager of Kenya

Amy Wahome has over 15 years of sales experience in the health and research sector. She is highly skilled at relationship building with clients and across organizations and teams with good interpersonal communication skills. She has a track record of leading several end-to-end projects such as research laboratories and she has been using her experience as the country manager of
Keya since 2022.

Charles Fubusa

Country Manager of Tanzania

Charles F. Fubusa is a renown Medical & Sales Representative in Tanzania. His career spans more than two decades experience in research, sales, pharmaceutics, and manufacturing industries within Tanzania. In 2015 he joined Africa Biosystems Limited dealing with life science products covering molecular, microbiology and Forensics (DNA) and has been serving as the Country Manager for Tanzania since then.