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Ghana

WILLIAMS AMOAKO
DRIVER

Williams is a driver for the AgDevCo team. He has experience in the transportation, civil engineering and mining sectors. Prior to joining AgDevCo, Williams worked with companies including Sky Hawk Logistics Ghana, Golden Falls Mining South Africa and Crystal Premier Services Ghana. He has also worked with the Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) and the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL). He has a Diploma in Construction and Civil Engineering from Takoradi Polytechnic and Proficiency in Mineral Engineering, Drilling and Blast from Tarkwa School of Mines.

Joined AgDevCo: 2015
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Francis Amoyea
Agronomist

Prior to joining AgDevCo, Francis completed National Service with Ministry of Food and Agriculture. Before this, he worked for a private company called Wienco Ghana Ltd which focused on cotton production where he worked for three years. Additionally, Francis also worked with Masara who focused on Maize production.

Joined AgDevCo: 2018
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Barbara Ghansah
Associate Director

Barbara is Associate Director and Country Manager of AgDevCo's Ghana office.  Before joining AgDevCo, Barbara worked for Root Capital for almost 6 years, and was responsible for growing and managing the loan portfolio in Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Prior to that she worked with the US African Development Foundation in the role of Program Coordinator and Development Specialist and with Deloitte and Touche Ghana as a Manager with the Consulting Unit. Barbara also has 5 years’ development banking experience with the National Investment Bank in Ghana and has also practiced as an independent consultant, providing advisory services to SMEs. She has a B.A. Degree in Economics with Political Science and M.A in Economic Policy Management from the University of Ghana. She also as a professional accounting qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK

Joined AgDevCo: 2017
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Paul Greaume
Intern

Paul, a native French speaker, is a member of the West Africa team as an intern to support the francophone West Africa expansion. He is an undergraduate at the Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées ParisTech and is completing a Master’s Degree in Finance.

Joined AgDevCo: 2018
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Ibrahim Iscandar
Community Liaison Officer

Prior to AgDevCo, Ibrahim was a Field co-ordinating Officer for EXIM Bank Ghana as well as a consultant for Presbyterian Agric. In this role, he aided in preparing a 5-year strategic plan for the organization.

Joined AgDevCo: 2018
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TOM PHILLIPS
Associate Director

Tom is Associate Director within AgDevCo's Ghana team.  Prior to joining AgDevCo Tom spent five years with McKinsey & Company where, as an Engagement Manager and Sustainability Fellow, he worked on economic development and sustainability projects, primarily in developing countries. This included supporting public and private sector clients in infrastructure finance, energy sector planning, climate change mitigation and water and natural resource management. Tom previously worked in the agriculture sector in Kenya for Technoserve and at Vodafone as a product developer. Tom has a MEng in Engineering from Durham University.

Joined AgDevCo: 2012
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ELSIE QUAYE
Office Manager

Elsie provides full administrative support to the Ghana team. Before joining AgDevCo, Elsie was office manager at a supply firm dealing with companies including VRA, Ghacem, Coca Cola Ghana and Nestlé. 

Joined AgDevCo: 2012
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ANTHONY SELASE SABAH
Associate

Selase’s role is to scope and assess SME proposals and associated documentation, and coordinate client training in financial planning, forecasting and reporting. Before joining AgDevCo, Selase worked as Financial Services Facilitator for the USAID-funded ADVANCE programme implemented by ACDI/VOCA.  He was also a Client Advisor for ProCredit Savings and Loans, where he monitored and recovered agricultural loans. Selase holds an MBA in Finance from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi and a BSc Agriculture (Hons) from the University of Ghana, Legon

Joined AgDevCo: 2014
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ISMAIL SENTISSI EL IDRISSI
Senior Investment Manager

Ismail manages AgDevCo’s investments in West Africa and leads AgDevCo's greenfield development at Babator in Ghana. Ismail has over 9 years experience in banking, investment and project management, with an extended period living in Ghana. Prior to joining AgDevCo in 2014, Ismail spent four years with BNP Paribas in Paris, where he was involved in setting up financing for large corporates in the metals and petroleum sectors in Europe and Africa. He previously worked at the World Bank in Washington DC on transportation projects in West Africa. Ismail has a double Masters in Finance from École des Ponts ParisTech and in Energy Economics from IFP School in Paris.

Joined AgDevCo: 2014
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ERIK WIERSMA
Commercial Agriculture Director

Erik is the Senior Commercial Agriculture Director, responsible for commercial and agronomic advice and analysis of agribusiness opportunities across all current and potential investments. Before joining AgDevCo, Erik was CEO at a farming operation in Ghana, where he implemented mechanised agriculture and managed outgrowers farming operations. Previously he worked for a plant science company, with agronomy teams across India, Indonesia, and Southern Africa. He has also extensive experience of farm supply chain management with (export) horticulture. He started his career working in plantation management in West Africa. Erik has a BSc (honours) in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Agriculture from International Agricultural College Larenstein, the Netherlands.

Joined AgDevCo: 2012
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Malawi

CHARLOTTE Dubois
Senior Investment Manager

Charlotte focuses predominantly on AgDevCo’s Malawi portfolio. Charlotte is an investment professional with over ten years’ experience, working for corporate, investment management and professional services firms across Europe and the Middle East.  In roles prior to joining AgDevCo, she was integral in expanding Etihad Airways and also worked as part of the private equity team for a Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Fund .  Charlotte qualified as a chartered accountant at Deloitte in London and spent two years at PwC in Paris in their transaction advisory practice. Charlotte has a BA in Mathematics and French from the University of Leeds.

Joined AgDevCo: 2015
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JIM HENDERSON
Director, Malawi

Jim was instrumental in setting up the Malawi office and is now responsible for managing all current and potential country investments. Jim has over 15 years experience in greenfield projects development and agricultural finance consulting for both commercial and smallholder projects in sub-Saharan and West African countries.  Jim was educated in Zimbabwe and holds a diploma in Agriculture.

Joined AgDevCo: 2012
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CHRIS ISAAC
Managing Director

Chris is one of AgDevCo’s founding directors. He has been working on development finance issues in Africa for the past 15 years, including two extended periods living overseas. Chris’ experience includes working in infrastructure project development at InfraCo Africa, as an economic adviser for the UK’s Department for International Development and as an adviser and speechwriter to the Minister of Finance in the Namibian government. His career started as a corporate finance specialist with Arthur Andersen in London, after completing the prestigious Arthur Andersen scholarship programme. Chris has economics degrees from University College, Oxford (BA Hons) and the London School of Economics (MSc) and holds an advanced qualification in investment appraisal. His responsibilities at AgDevCo include being the senior investment director responsible for East Africa (Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi and Kenya) and West Africa (Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast and Senegal).  


Other current positions: Chris is a member of AgDevCo’s Board and Executive Committee. He also holds a number of board positions in AgDevCo’s subsidiary and investee companies.

Joined AgDevCo: 2009
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Linda Kambalametore
Accountant

Linda is an ACCA student currently pursuing the final part of the professional level. She holds a diploma in accounting and is also currently working on a research project in the Hons in Applied accounting program under a joint scheme between ACCA and oxford brooks University. She has a cumulative of 6 years work experience in the private sector acquired mainly while working for Malawi Cargo Centre Limited and Farmers World Limited respectively.

Joined AgDevCo: 2016
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STEVEN KAMOTO
Finance and Operations Manager

Steven is responsible for implementing accounting systems and managing local accounts, with support from the finance team in London. Steven is an experienced accountant and administrator and has worked in several corporate companies in Malawi and Mozambique, including Coopers & Lybrand, international NGOs, and as a Malawi Government board member for statutory corporations. He is currently a member of the audit committee overseeing four government ministries.

Joined AgDevCo: 2013
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Rob Kilner
Senior Investment Manager

Rob has been involved with AgDevCo Malawi since 2013 as a non-executive board member. He did some consulting work for the company in 2016 and 2017, taking a lead role on the Kapani poultry investment. Rob was born in Malawi and worked in the tobacco industry for more than 40 years, spending his latter years as Regional Director Africa for one of the leading corporate players. He has wide knowledge of the agricultural sector in Malawi, including smallholder sourcing models.

Joined AgDevCo: 2013
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JOANNA MALUNGA
PA – Malawi Office

Joanna provides day-to-day administrative support to the Malawi team. Joanna is an experienced professional Finance and Administrative Assistant with almost ten years’ experience acquired while working for Save the Children and Land O’Lakes Malawi.  She holds an Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Development and Certificate of USAID Rules and Regulations: Grants & Cooperative Agreements, and is currently studying for a Diploma in Business & Accounting (ACCA).

Joined AgDevCo: 2013
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Wasili Mfungwe
Analyst

Wasili supports the Malawi team in managing existing and potential investments. Wasili started his career at an asset management firm investing in equities, fixed income and property asset classes. He later worked with two commercial banks in their risk divisions. He has also worked with a telecom company managing debt and equity raising transactions. Prior to joining AgDevCo, he was working at a consulting firm analyzing industries, formulating strategic plans and conducting impact assessments. Wasili has a Social Science Degree in Economics and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University.

Joined AgDevCo: 2018
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Mozambique

Bruno Andipa
Associate Director, Mozambique

Bruno is responsible for assisting developing AgDevCo's investment pipeline and portfolio in Mozambique. Bruno brings over 15 years of experience encompassing Project Development, Management Consultancy, Investment Banking, and Market Linkages across sub-Saharan Africa, Brazil, Middle East and North Africa. In Mozambique, Bruno has established and managed the subsidiary of a listed company that caters to O&G and mining sectors. Formerly, he has worked on various capacities at IFC, as senior business advisor for ACDI/VOCA and on multiple assignments for institutions such as CLUSA, DANIDA, FAO and the Ministry of Agriculture. 

Joined AgDevCo: 2017
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LEONARDO ANDRE GUERRAS
Assistant Accountant

Leonardo provides accounting and administrative support in the Maputo office. Before joining AgDevCo Leonardo worked as a treasurer for Bolloré Africa Logistics, an African integrated logistics network. Leonardo has a technical degree in Accounting and Management from the Education and Management Institute and is currently pursuing a Bachelor degree in Accounting and Auditing at ISCTEM, Maputo. 

Joined AgDevCo: 2015
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SALOMAO CUAMBE
Operations and Finance Manager, Mozambique

Salomao is responsible for preparing, developing and analysing management accounting records and overseeing the internal financial administration of the Maputo office. Salomoa has over 10 years of financial accounting and consulting experience, having managed client accounts in Mozambique, Italy and Portugal. He has a degree in Management from Eduardo Mondlane University and two Accountancy Degrees from the Commercial School and Commercial Institute of Maputo. He is also a Member of the Order of Accountants and Auditors of Mozambique (OCAM).

Joined AgDevCo: 2014
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MARLO MACHAVELA
Investment Manager

Marlo’s main role is to manage current investment projects and analyse their investment opportunities. Prior to joining AgDevCo, Marlo worked for the Banco Internacional de Moçambique, where he gained experience in due diligence and the financial analysis of investment projects. He also worked for Ernst & Young as Financial Auditor. Marlo graduated from the Instituto Superior Politécnico e Universitário, where he was an Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics for a period.

 

Joined AgDevCo: 2012
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RUI SANT’ANA AFONSO
Director (Mozambique)

Rui has significant project management and leadership experience with extensive knowledge of supply chain logistics, safety and international best practice business management. Prior to joining AgDevCo, Rui led the planning, development and operations of the Maputo Port in Mozambique. He was also the Director of Security for G4S Secure Solutions, an agricultural business advisor for TechnoServe and a senior consultant with the ICC.

Joined AgDevCo: 2013
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Tanzania

SEAN CAREY
Associate Director

Sean is responsible for certain new and existing investments across the AgDevCo portfolio. Sean joined AgDevCo’s London office from an alternative investment business, focusing on renewable energy, infrastructure and other real asset investments. Sean previously worked for Ernst & Young focussing on multinational mining, renewable energy and oil & gas engagements in various countries. Sean grew up in South Africa and graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Business Science degree specialising in finance and management and is also a chartered accountant (CA).

 

Joined AgDevCo: 2014
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Mohamedali Habib
Analyst

Mohamedali is part of the Tanzanian team as an Analyst. Prior to joining AgDevCo, he worked for PwC Tanzania as an Audit Associate, gathering experience in various industries including financial services (insurance and banking), telecommunications, logistics and mining. Mohamedali is an ACCA Affiliate, and also obtained his Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University. He will be sitting for his CFA Level 3 exam in June 2018.

Joined AgDevCo: 2018
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Peter James
Senior Investment Manager

Peter has 12 years of experience in the investment and banking sector and has worked in both the private and public sectors. Since 2015, Peter has lead AgDevCo’s infrastructure and renewable energy platform which seeks to create sustainable agribusiness by providing infrastructure and energy solutions. Prior to joining AgDevCo, Peter worked with CPCS Transcom for 3 years where he held Key Expert Financial positions on a variety of projects in infrastructure sectors such as energy, rail, marine and transport. At Export Development Canada, he led the management of an extractives A/R portfolio of more than USD $1.5 Billion in exposure through the global financial downturn.

 

His management resulted in no material losses, despite continuous debtor restructurings and insolvency scenarios. He then worked as a Senior Associate completing syndicate and bilateral loan facilities totalling more than USD $100 Million for EDC. During the years 2005 – 2009, Peter held progressive roles at the Bank of Nova Scotia in commercial banking. He has led and participated in transactions and trade meetings throughout Africa, Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia. Peter holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa, is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and completed a “Renewable Energy Expert Certificate” by European Energy Centre in 2015.

Joined AgDevCo: 2015
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NICK JONES
Associate Director

Nick is responsible for managing all current and potential Tanzanian investments and oversees the country team and office. Nick’s career started in the Corporate Finance Execution team at BNP Paribas, where he gained experience across many industries and geographies. He moved to a fund and asset management business, focused on sustainable investments, including the development of forestry and agroforestry investment vehicles. He also helped launch an Impact Investment and advisory business, specialising in renewable energy, housing and agriculture in the UK and developing markets. Nick graduated from the University of Bath with a 1st class Honours degree in Business Administration.

Joined AgDevCo: 2012
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FLORA MMBANDO
Finance Officer

Flora provides administrative and financial support to all Tanzanian projects and manages general office administration. Flora brings to AgDevCo Tanzania over 22 years of public and private sector experience in finance and office administration. This includes supporting farmers at a grassroots level through USAID and other international NGO programmes in Tanzania. In addition to several Finance and Administration training courses in Tanzania, Flora has undertaken a tour of learning in the USA and an exposure visit to Israel.

Joined AgDevCo: 2014
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Ndaki Mpanda
FInancial Accountant

Ndaki is the Financial Accountant for Tanzania office. He brings to AgDevCo five years of experience attained from construction and agricultural sectors. Prior to joining AgDevCo, Ndaki worked as an area Africa’s project accountant for BAM International bv and later as the  finance and administration officer for Njombe Out-growers Services Co. Ltd (NOSC) , a subsidiary of The Wood Foundation-Africa implementing a project to assist tea small-holder farmers and the Tanzanian tea sector in general. Ndaki holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce majoring in accountancy and finance, from University of Madras of India and he is currently pursuing a professional qualification in accountancy (CPA).

Joined AgDevCo: September 2016
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Uganda

CHRIS ISAAC
Managing Director

Chris is one of AgDevCo’s founding directors. He has been working on development finance issues in Africa for the past 15 years, including two extended periods living overseas. Chris’ experience includes working in infrastructure project development at InfraCo Africa, as an economic adviser for the UK’s Department for International Development and as an adviser and speechwriter to the Minister of Finance in the Namibian government. His career started as a corporate finance specialist with Arthur Andersen in London, after completing the prestigious Arthur Andersen scholarship programme. Chris has economics degrees from University College, Oxford (BA Hons) and the London School of Economics (MSc) and holds an advanced qualification in investment appraisal. His responsibilities at AgDevCo include being the senior investment director responsible for East Africa (Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi and Kenya) and West Africa (Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast and Senegal).  


Other current positions: Chris is a member of AgDevCo’s Board and Executive Committee. He also holds a number of board positions in AgDevCo’s subsidiary and investee companies.

Joined AgDevCo: 2009
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Grace Nafuna
Office Administrator and PA

Grace is an office administrator at AgDevCo’s Uganda office and is also a personal assistant to the Associate Director of Uganda/Rwanda; Tom Adlam. Grace is a driven, passionate and people loving person with a special leaning towards human rights advocacy, gender, politics, people management and social impact development. In working with AgDevCo, Grace hopes to render her many skills to the organisation and liaise with like-minded individuals to create a lasting positive impact on the continent.

Joined AgDevCo: 2017
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REBECCA SANKAR
Associate Director

Rebecca is an Associate Director and Country Head for Uganda. Rebecca has over 10 years of experience in agri-business and finance in emerging markets. She has held a number of roles at AgDevCo. She set-up our operations in Uganda and is now responsible for originating, executing and managing all the current and potential Ugandan investments and oversees the country team and office. Before focusing on Uganda, she led investments in Malawi and was Portfolio Manager for the Group for three years which included portfolios in West, Southern and East Africa. Prior to AgDevCo, she managed a large rice farming, milling and exporting company in South America, worked for a strategic advisory firm in London and interned with Merrill Lynch in New York. Rebecca has a BBA (Hons) in Finance, and a MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

Joined AgDevCo: 2012
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Ivan Ssenyonjo
Investment Manager

Ivan is responsible for sourcing and developing investments in Uganda. Before joining AgDevCo Ivan spent 4 years as an Investment Manager at Pearl Capital Partners, a specialist agribusiness impact investor in East Africa. He has experience working with agribusinesses across eastern Africa, including Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda and sector experience working with grain seed businesses. Prior to that Ivan was an Accountant at African Agricultural Capital and the Kilimo Trust. Ivan is a chartered accountant and has an MBA from Makerere University, Uganda.

 

Joined AgDevCo: 2015
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Benard Ssewagaba
Financial Accountant

Benard is responsible for the finance function in Uganda. Before joining AgDevCo, Benard spent 4 years as an Accountant at Pearl Capital Partners, a specialized impact investor in East Africa. Prior to that he worked at Barclays Bank Uganda Limited as a Corporate Assistant and at Footsteps Furniture Company as a Management Accountant.

Benard has experience in corporate reporting, performance management, taxation, risk and governance. He is a Chartered and Certified Public Accountant, Member of ACCA and CPA Uganda, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – Accounting from Makerere University.

 

Joined AgDevCo: 2016
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Zambia

CHRIS BISHOP
Senior Agricultural Advisor

Chris provides agricultural advice to Zambian and Ugandan investees and comes with over 30 years of diverse agricultural experience in Zimbabwe, Malawi and Zambia. Before joining AgDevCo, Chris was the Country Agronomist for Alliance One Zambia, where he managed direct production farms, financed large-scale and smallholder farmers and established a smallholder farmer training academy.  Prior to this, Chris financed and monitored large-scale farming at Stancom Tobacco in Malawi. He also ran his own farm in Zimbabwe for 20 years, growing a variety of crops. Chris has a BSc Agriculture obtained from the University of Natal in 1981.

Joined AgDevCo: 2015
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MULENGA JANE BWALYA
Investment Manager

Mulenga helps to develop investments across the Zambia Catalytic Fund portfolio. Mulenga started her career with Foundation for Community Assistance, working with business women to progress access to village banking, and later joined NORSAD in the project portfolio management and monitoring unit.  Mulenga has also worked for Access Bank Zambia and Naznet Fund.  She holds a Masters in Development and Globalization from the University of Antwerp in Belgium, a Bachelors degree in Finance from Africa Nazarene University in Nairobi and is an ACCA chartered accountant.

Joined AgDevCo: 2014
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ANDREW DUFFIELD
Associate

Andrew focuses on investment development, monitoring, reporting and providing financial modelling and analysis across the portfolio. Andrew is Canadian, and first came to Zambia in 2013 with Engineers Without Borders in a business development role. He worked previously as an analyst for an African-focused risk advisory consultancy in London, and completed internships and consultancies with the UN World Food Programme in Rome, DFID in London and the Ministry of Agriculture in Canada.  He completed his Masters in International Development at the London School of Economics, where he specialised in public policy and economic development.

Joined AgDevCo: 2015
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LOMBE LUMBWE
Associate

Lombe works in the Zambian team as an analyst, supporting the Zambia Catalytic Fund projects. Lombe graduated from the University of Leicester with an MSc in Financial Economics, having obtained a BA (Honours) degree at the same university. Lombe acquired multinational experience as an administrative intern at Lafarge Zambia plc. He has a strong interest in agricultural finance and plans to attain his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification.

Joined AgDevCo: 2014
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SYTSKE MUIJS
Investment Manager

Sytske assesses and manages projects with a particular focus on the Zambia Catalytic Fund. Sytske has a deep knowledge of the Zambian commercial agricultural landscape having been involved in her family’s farm, which focuses on livestock production. Before joining AgDevCo, Sytske was a policy advisor at the Product Board for Livestock and Meat in the Netherlands and also managed the Dutch Livestock Export Association.  She has an MSc in Animal Sciences from Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

Joined AgDevCo: 2013
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Mutinta Ndhlovu
Project Manager

Mutinta Ndhlovu is Project Manager for the Zambia office, undertaking project implementation for Northern Zambia developments.

Mutinta has a background in high level corporate administration having worked for international corporates and agribusiness firms. Previously Mutinta worked for PWC and was responsible for agricultural receiverships. She also worked for a large agricultural international company, Amatheon Agri as Project Manager and provided the conduit between the Berlin and Zambia offices.  She has also worked in several family owned businesses.

Mutinta holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with Development Studies from Sussex University, UK.

Joined AgDevCo: 2017
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Jennifer Old
Finance and Administration Manager

Jennifer has joined AgDevCo as Finance and Administration Manager for our Zambia office and has more than 30 years’ finance experience across various sectors including farming, retail, manufacturing, building and architecture. She worked for almost 10 years at the British Council Zambia, a registered UK charity for education, culture and development services and also spent 4 years as Assistant Financial Controller for sub-Saharan Africa in charge of risk assessment and compliance working across the region.

Jennifer holds a Masters degree in Finance from Heriot Watt University, Scotland and is also a Fellow of both ACCA and Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Joined AgDevCo: 2016
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Rwanda

Tom Adlam
Director, Rwanda

Tom is responsible for developing AgDevCo's investment pipeline and portfolio in Rwanda, and for providing support to the Uganda-based investment team. A UK Chartered Accountant by profession, Tom has well over 20 years' experience of living and working in East & Southern Africa. Most recently, he led Pearl Capital Partners, an impact investment fund manager focusing on the agriculture value chain, from its formation in Uganda in 2005 until late 2015, by which time it had made investments in more than 30 early stage or expanding businesses with total commitments of $35 million. Previously, he held senior management positions in CDC's managed business team in Tanzania and Zimbabwe, with Coopers & Lybrand in Kenya, and with Oxfam UK and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Sudan and Kenya. Tom holds a Masters degree from Oxford University.

Joined AgDevCo: 2017
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CHRIS ISAAC
Managing Director

Chris is one of AgDevCo’s founding directors. He has been working on development finance issues in Africa for the past 15 years, including two extended periods living overseas. Chris’ experience includes working in infrastructure project development at InfraCo Africa, as an economic adviser for the UK’s Department for International Development and as an adviser and speechwriter to the Minister of Finance in the Namibian government. His career started as a corporate finance specialist with Arthur Andersen in London, after completing the prestigious Arthur Andersen scholarship programme. Chris has economics degrees from University College, Oxford (BA Hons) and the London School of Economics (MSc) and holds an advanced qualification in investment appraisal. His responsibilities at AgDevCo include being the senior investment director responsible for East Africa (Rwanda, Uganda, Malawi and Kenya) and West Africa (Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast and Senegal).  


Other current positions: Chris is a member of AgDevCo’s Board and Executive Committee. He also holds a number of board positions in AgDevCo’s subsidiary and investee companies.

Joined AgDevCo: 2009
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JAMES MEDCALF
Associate

James is an Investment Associate for the Rwanda and Tanzania portfolios. He has four years’ experience in deal execution, portfolio management and investment modelling in a Sub-Saharan African context, in particular East Africa. James holds a MSc in Investments from Birmingham Business School, were he researched responsible investments and renewable energy. He also holds a BSc in Economics with German from Royal Holloway, University of London.

Joined AgDevCo: 2014
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