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Civil engineer , horticultural company executive

Richard Grenville Russell Evans, Kenyan Horticultural company executive, civil engineer. Chartered water engineer and scientist. Fellow British Institute Civil Engineers; member Pirates Rugby Club (president 1995). M C.

Background

Evans, Richard Grenville Russell was born on November 17, 1945 in Penzance, Cornwall, England. Son of Raymond Albert and Elizabeth Craig (Russell) Evans.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering with honors, Kings College, London, 1967.

Career

Civil engineer, Water Research Centre, Marlow, England, 1967-1969; civil engineer, United Nations Project, Uganda, 1969-1971; civil engineer, Rofe Kennard & Lapworth, Kenya, 1971-1974; managing director, Rofe Kennard & Lapworth, Kenya, 1974-1982; chief executive, Homegrown Group, Kenya, since 1982. Consultant World Bank, Africa, since 1976. Chief executive Hemingways, Kenya, since 1987.

Chairman Export Promotion Council, Kenya, 1993. Chairman Cons. Engineers Association, Kenya, 1983-1984. Member Presidential Economics Commission, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Chartered water engineer and scientist.

Membership

Fellow British Institute Civil Engineers. Member Pirates Rugby Club (president 1995). M C.

Connections

Married Jytte Kold Nielsen, January 1, 1979. Children: Louisa, Emma, Ross.

father:
Raymond Albert Evans

mother:
Elizabeth Craig (Russell) Evans

spouse:
Jytte Kold Nielsen

children:
Ross Evans

Emma Evans

Louisa Evans