Chief Technical Advisor – Africa Biogas Partnership Programme
Bert holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands. He has worked in finance and enterprise development for more than 30 years in both advisory and management positions in East and Southern Africa, the Balkans, and the Netherlands. Since joining SNV he has been involved in a wide range of capacity development programmes working with public and private sector actors on economic development, entrepreneurship training and coaching, market linkages, strategies for innovation, value chain development and market based solutions to poverty.
Enterprise development and innovation are his passion which he is actively pursuing is his current position at the African Biogas Partnership Programme, supporting the development and implementation of sustainable demand led domestic biogas programmes in Kenya, Ethiopia Tanzania, Uganda and Burkina Faso. Bert strongly believes that vibrant entrepreneurial societies are needed to reduce poverty sustainably