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Geoffrey is a results-driven market systems specialist and team leader with over 20 years of hands-on experience in designing and implementing inclusive market-led initiatives that address the needs of stakeholders in ensuring sustainable business models are enhanced. He has undertaken practical and extensive training on market systems approaches, integrating gender and youth into agricultural value chains, Monitoring, Learning and Evaluation in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh and is an accomplished trainer of trainers. 

Prior to joining iDE, Geoffrey served in various capacities in the private and international NGO sectors where he led teams to develop strategic guidelines on private sector engagement, access to finance for smallholders and SMEs besides developing due diligence and capacity assessment tools for targeted capacity enhancement. He recently served as the Regional Technical Advisor for Agricultural Markets at CRS, Head of Market Engagement at Farm Africa, Regional Business Development Manager for SCOPEinsight, and Field Manager for Fintrac Inc. managed USAID projects in Kenya in addition to a series of consultancies on Market Systems approaches to empowering smallholder farmers. 

He is a certified champion for change (USAID Africa LEAD), an accomplished programme manager who has led teams to develop and implement cutting edge initiatives for inclusive agricultural development. He is a PhD candidate in Business Specializing in Organizational Leadership (Pan Africa Christian University) and holds a Master of Business Administration specializing in Project Planning and Management (Bugema University) and a BSc. Horticulture (Egerton University).

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