Our Leadership

Our organisation is powered by a team of experienced and dedicated professionals, who are based in our offices in Kenya, Tanzania and the UK.

Portrait of Justin Highstead

Justin Highstead
Executive Director

Portrait of Alison Ng'eny-Otieno

Alison Ng’eny-Otieno
Operations and Finance Director

Portrait of Samuel Kareithi

Samuel Kareithi
Country Director - Kenya

Portrait of Samweli Kilua

Samweli Kilua
Country Director - Tanzania

Portrait of James Foster

James Foster
Learning Director

Lutendo Wigman - Gatsby Africa's Communications Director

Lutendo Wigman
Communications Director

Portrait of Peter Roggekamp

Peter Roggekamp
Portfolio Director

Arjun Bhoopal - Head of Partnerships

Arjun Bhoopal
Head of Partnerships

Ben Gimson
Programme Director - Aquaculture

Antoinette Tesha
Programme Director - Textile and Apparel

Jack Steege
Programme Director - Kenya Forestry

Wario Bonaya
Programme Director - Water