Lorna dreams of a world where everyone has access to basic amenities such as food, water, shelter, security and environment. She's passionate about eradicating the poverty by creating job opportunities for the poor marginalized Kenyans. She took the entrepreneurial plunge and conceived Ecopost in 2009, a business that utilizes waste plastic to manufacture plastic lumber and posts which provides an alternative to timber. She has created over 300 jobs, saved over 250 acres of forests and withdrawn over 1,000,000 kg of plastic waste from the environment. She is the 2011 Sub-Saharan Africa Cartier Laureate. She won the 2010 Bid Network Nature Challenge Award, 2010 SEED Award and the 2009 Enablis Business Award.
Lorna is an inspirational leader and has a track record of achieving outstanding results whether at corporate or community level. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and various Certificates in Entrepreneurship. Lorna has a proven ability to leverage a wider network of key customers, suppliers, partners and financiers, all crucial to business creation and success.