Technology, problem solving, fundraising, along with women, youth, and agriculture are the great intersections that Martin believes will transform rural Africa to be the destiny changes of development and lift out millions more out of subsistent living.
Martin’s background is in grants management where he worked with a number of International NGOs doing fund management. It was during that period he found his calling and purpose in fundraising and has been at it ever since.
He has a Master’s in Public Administration from Cal State University, East Bay in the US and enjoys running (not marathons).
Having had a stint as a small-scale farmer, Martin believes agriculture is key to driving change and will support Producers Direct achieve its great ambition of transforming the farming landscapes of Africa into profitable ventures.