Patrick Nyumbu

Production and Operations Lead

Professional Background

Patrick Nyumbu is the Production and Operations Lead for Zambia. In this role he is responsible for field production, plant operations, warehousing and distribution.

Patrick joined Pioneer/Corteva in 2017 as a Plant manager. He is a well-rounded seeds operations expert with up to 10 years’ experience in the East and Central African seed industry and has served in various roles including Quality assurance, field operations and plant management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from the University of Zambia. His certifications include; Seed Inspection from the Seed Control and Certification Institute in Zambia, Seed Science from the University of Pretoria in South Africa and Seed Analysis from the Department of Agriculture in South Africa.

Patrick’s passion is embedded in driving operational excellence and in the development of African agriculture to alleviate poverty.