Kingsworth Farms is an agri-business venture founded to cultivate and deliver food crops and value-chain products to help people live healthily and protect the environment for domestic and international clients.
About Kingsworth Farms
The mission of Kingsworth Farms is to develop and innovate value-chain products to help people live healthily whilst protecting the environment and nurturing the local community.
Our Win-Win Approach
Our focus is to deliver win-win outcomes for our customers and empower the communities we operate in.
Our holistic agri-business approach involves institutional collaboration, strategic partnerships, economic advancement, social integration, environment sustainability and multi-stakeholder participation.
Kofi Bassaw Quartey
Kofi Bassaw Quartey has many years’ experience in the management of complex projects in the UK and overseas, particularly in Ghana. At present he is the Project Manager at Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust. He started his career as a mechanical engineer with Cadbury Gh Ltd in Ghana. He moved in the Non-Governmental organisation sector and worked with international NGOs for 10 years. During this period, he worked in Europe, Southern and East Africa and Asia and served as a medic in the military for six years. Following these years he took a sabbatical to further his education and obtained an M.Sc in “Education for Sustainability.” He then pursued his chartered management and project management qualification and is now a registered member of the Chartered Institute of Management and also the Association for Project Management.
Following his military service Kofi Quartey was appointed as the Hampshire Project lead for “Step into Health”, a project supported by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex. This project was design to support veterans with rehabilitation and to support them with finding jobs within the National Health Service.
He is passionate about sustainable farming and is interested in sustainable land management, keeping costs low and yields high, and is enthusiastic about utilizing limited materials and human resources to create ways of accomplishing organisational goals. Kofi’s experience in Project Management has assisted him in creating a culture that builds strong relationships between project teams and stakeholders.
Dr. Glenn Kwabena Gyimah
Glenn Kwabena Gyimah holds Doctor of Philosopher in Mechanical Engineering, a certified Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a Fellow membership of International Association Engineers and Management Education (IAEME) of India, a registered member of Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) of UK and Member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG), Hong Kong with over 10 years’ experience in the engineering industry, academic training and research, management, industrial research and innovation in government institutions and private businesses in China, Hong Kong, Europe and Ghana.
He was the Chair of the Auto-Tribology of the 4th International Tribology Symposium of IFToMM & 1st Korea Tribology International Symposium, 2017, Jeju, Korea. He has authored over 16 scientific publications in materials tribology, metallurgy and manufacturing. Currently the Head of Research and Quality Assurance for Kumasi Compost and Recycling Plant (KCARP) with over four years’ experience in liquid and solid waste management sector. He is a Research Fellow of the International Earth Conservation (IEC) of Ghana and Africa Centre for Infrastructure Development of Ghana.
Dr. James B. Quartey
Dr. James B. Quartey is a dentist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He started the dental department at the Community Health Centers of South Central Texas, Inc. in Gonzales, Texas, and was their dental director from March 2004 to January 2016 . He obtained his DDS from West Virginia University in 1993. After a few years of private practice as an associate in Philadelphia, he decided to pursue a career in dental public health. He did his MPH at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a Dental Public Health residence at the University of Texas, Dental Branch in Houston. After his residence, he joined the faculty of the Community Dentistry Department at UT from 1996-1998. http://www.chcsct.com/dental.php
He has extensive multicultural experience having worked in Africa (Red cross volunteer at Buduburum Camp), Central America (Volunteer dentist in Roatan, Honduras) , South Pacific (Assistant Dental Director of American Samoa, Volunteer lecturer at the Fiji School of dentistry), on the Navajo Reservation and in various regions of the United States. He conducted the first survey of Head Start children in American Samoa and was invited to present it at the AAPHD national conference in 2000. He has also published several scientific articles and has been a guest lecturer at dental schools in Ghana and Fiji. He is an adjunct faculty member of A.T. Still University School of Oral Health. He has been interested in solar energy for over a decade and is passionate about using solar to address the energy poverty needs of rural Africans.