Board

LEBI HUDSON

CHAIR

Lebi is the General Manager of the Rungwe Smallholders Tea Association (RSTGA) in Tanzania who have been working with Cafédirect since 2003. RSTGA played a key role in testing the WeFarm platform developed by Cafédirect Producers’ Foundation and have made significant investment in participatory governance processes in their organisation under Lebi’s leadership.

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Nimrod Wambette

TRUSTEE

Nimrod was appointed to the board in June 2011. He is from the slopes of Mt Elgon in Uganda. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Nimrod brings over 35 years of experience in leading cooperatives in East Africa and has extensive experience working with and leading Fairtrade […]

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PENNY NEWMAN

TRUSTEE

Penny joined the CPF board in January 2015. Penny has had a long history with CPF and Cafedirect, as the CEO of Cafedirect plc from 1997 – 2008. She brings further experience working with Foundations, NGOs and Social Enterprises through her experience as CEO of the Jamie Oliver Foundation, a Trustee of Drinkaware, CEO of […]

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PAULINE JEPKORIR BOIT

TRUSTEE

Pauline is a well-respected leader at Sireet Outgrowers Empowerment Programme, and was recently re-elected onto their Board of Directors. She leads a number of initiatives to empower women within the organisation, and has trained over 200 women to-date on how to improve their farms and kitchen gardens. Pauline has become more involved in CPF activities […]

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CHRISTELE DELBE

TRUSTEE

Based in London, Christele brings a great depth of experience in sustainability and supply chains. Now an independent consultant she has, amongst other roles, previously worked as Head of Sustainable Innovation for the Vodafone Group.

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ANTHONY WAINAINA

TRUSTEE

As Managing Director of Sidai, a social enterprise operating in the livestock sector in Kenya, Anthony has good knowledge of smallholder farmers and the challenges they face, as well as business development in East Africa.

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LENIN TOCTO

TRUSTEE

Lenin is the General Manager of the Chirinos coffee cooperative in Peru. where a number of pioneering initiatives have been implemented such as developing an organic composting facility. He is well networked with other Latin American partners and has a long history of assisting cooperatives to become thriving businesses.

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TIM MORGAN

COMPANY SECRETARY

Tim is Company Secretary having previously performed this role for Cafedirect plc and been a non-executive director for 6 years. His involvement with fair trade and Cafedirect goes back to 1998 when he became Finance Director of Traidcraft plc. Today Tim works with a range of social impact organisations, his main role being as FD […]

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