Our Team

Our success in creating business solutions to poverty is due in large part to our talented and highly committed team.

TechnoServe employs more than 1,300 people, the vast majority of them host-country nationals working in the field. Our staff combine business expertise with local knowledge, relationships and context to help hardworking men and women generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities.

Latin America & the Caribbean

Andrei Belyi

Vice President, Latin America and the Caribbean

David Williams

Country Director, Brazil

Juan Carlos Thomas

Country Director, Chile

Karen Heshusius

Country Manager, Colombia

Eduardo Ruata

Country Director, Guatemala

Robin Padberg

Country Director, Haiti

Ricardo Gonzalez

Country Director, Honduras

Gabriela Campuzano

Country Manager, Mexico

Ryan Bathrick

Mesoamerica Program Manager, Nicaragua

Victor Ganoza

Country Director, Peru

West & Southern Africa

Brent Habig

Vice President, West and Southern Africa

Desire Bankole

Country Director, Cote d'Ivoire

Karri Goeldner Byrne

Country Director, Ghana

Jake Walter

Country Director, Mozambique

Larry Umunna

Country Director, Nigeria

Sagay Moodliear

Country Director, South Africa

Debbie Cutting

Country Manager, Swaziland

Mandla Nkomo

Country Director, Zambia

Rufaro Maunze

Country Director, Zimbabwe

East Africa

Kindra Halvorson

Vice President, East Africa

Mefthe Tadesse

Country Director, Ethiopia

John Logan

Country Director, Kenya

Angelique Tuyisenge

Senior Program Manager, Rwanda

Janno Van Der Laan

Country Manager, South Sudan

Alexandra Mandelbaum

Country Director, Tanzania

Herbert Kirunda

Senior Business Manager, Uganda


Punit Gupta

Country Director, India