Jean-Paul is a Belgian citizen who has taken on the implementation and management of the Better Globe Forestry projects in Kenya., setting aside his activities as MD of a well-known business consultancy company “Total Quality Management” in Nairobi. Jean-Paul has a vast experience of senior management in Europe and Kenya.
Jan is a Belgian forester/agronomist with more than 30 years experience in management and technical implementation of locally and internationally financed projects in Europe, Africa, South America and Asia. He is well respected in forestry circles for his experience and know-how in matters of afforestation. Jan is married and lives in Kenya.
Dr. Ben Chikamai is a Kenyan who is currently the Director of Kenya Forestry Research Institute. He has an M.Sc. in Forestry from the University of Toronto, Canada, and a Ph.D. from the University of Wales, Bangor, UK. He has extensive working experience in Forestry Utilization, Forestry and Natural Resources Management, Research Management and Networking in Research and Development.
Mr. Doyen is a Civil Engineer and has worked for the World Bank for more than 20 years. As a Consultant/Sr. Advisor Infrastructure Policies & Programs, he has worked on preparation, evaluation, and monitoring of projects and programs in the infrastructure sectors covering in particular institutional, financial/economic aspects, and PPP (public-private partnership).
Kaari has previously worked in senior management positions in the Credit Union movement both at the local and international level. She has also served as a non-executive director of a publishing firm in Nairobi.
Wanjiru is a long-serving journalist with over 25 years of experience in writing, editing and managing magazines. She worked with the major Kenyan dailies before branching into magazines. A versatile editor, she worked on a wide range of magazines before her current position. She is a founder editor of Miti, the Tree Business Magazine for Africa, a publication of Better Globe Forestry.
Lawrence is a certified, dynamic and no-nonsense public accountant. Lawrence holds a degree in business and administration. He has more than five years experience working as an accountant in a school, a restaurant and a health provider. He is an expert in using QuickBooks and has a wealth of experience in taxation.
Ben has vast experience in supplies management, covering over 25 years. He has, among other things, been in charge of purchasing, stores and transport in an agroforestry company in Nyeri, has worked in a brewing company as the Stores Controller, and also worked as an Internal Controls, Security and Site Manager for a tyre manufacturer.