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Andrew Gathecha

Director of Compliance & Operations, Kenya

Andrew Gathecha has more than 15 years of experience in agriculture, health, education, and media sectors. As Tanager’s team leader for the AgResults Kenya On-Farm Storage Pilot project, he managed an innovative effort using “pull mechanisms” to reduce post-harvest loss of grain. Previously, he connected farmer organizations, exporters, agribusinesses, government departments, and NGOs to co-design and implement agricultural interventions for 12 different crops that reached more than 250,000 households. Andrew earlier focused on management of grants and finances for nonprofits and commercial entities. He holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University and a bachelor’s in business and economics from Kenyatta University. He is a certified public accountant, and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya. Andrew is pursuing his doctorate in business administration from the University of Newcastle.