Mr. Bernard Kadasia

Chair of the Supervisory Board
Consultant in Development and Health

Bringing 35 years of experience in technical, managerial and leadership positions across government, civil society, private sector, and international non-governmental organisations, Bernard is an active member of the Alliance for Health Promotion, becoming President in 2012. Most recently the Deputy Executive Director and Director of Policy and Advocacy, Research Promotion and Communications for the International AIDS Society, Bernard previously spent 17 years with the International Co-operative Alliance as Director of the Regional Office for East, Central and Southern Africa.

Ms. Caroline Barber

Member of the Supervisory Board
Chief Executive – Transaid
United Kingdom

Caroline is chief executive at Transaid. Previously she was head of programmes for six years. Caroline has also worked in Zambia as a Project Manager for Transaid’s Professional Driver Training Project and has also undertaken work for Transaid in Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Madagascar, Nigeria and Sri Lanka. Caroline joined Transaid from Wincanton, a leading supply chain and logistics company, where she previously held roles in project management and business development.

Mr. Vincent Faber

Member of the Supervisory Board
Executive Director – Trafigura & Puma Energy Foundations

Vincent is Geophysicist Engineer by background, graduated from the French Petroleum Institute near Paris, France, Vincent started his career in the oil business. At the age of 30, he gave a new orientation to his professional life and followed the humanitarian path, which ended up taking him to a countless number of countries, including some of the most dramatic war and conflict zones of the last decades. Vincent has occupied top executive positions with some of the world’s leading NGOs and international organisations, such as Médecins sans Frontières and International Aids Society. Thanks to his dual corporate and NGO background, Vincent strongly believes that fruitful synergies can be found between both worlds and that by joining forces, they can have a positive impact on individuals and communities.

Dr. Haachile Moonga

Member of the Supervisory Board
District Health Director – Serenje District

Haachile is a senior medical doctor who has worked for the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Zambia for over 5 years. He is currently the District Health Director for Serenje District after having served in the same capacity in another district. His role involves coordinating all health related activities in the district, supervising a team of 17 managers each with their own specialty from planning, nutrition, clinical services, environmental health, maternal-Child health, accounting, procurement, Health Informatics and pharmacy. His role also involves policy implementation, supervision of cooperating partner activities and first level health care services in the district. In his years of service, he has gained experience both as a medical doctor practitioner and as a health care services manager. He still practices as a general medical practitioner at the district hospital till date. He is happily married with three children aged 2, 4 and 8 years old. In his free time he enjoys travelling and various sport with friends and family.

Ms. Kawien Ziedses des Plantes

Member of the Supervisory Board
Global Social Performance Specialist – Oikocredit International
The Netherlands

Kawien currently works for social impact investor and global cooperative Oikocredit and has acquired almost ten years’ experience within the development economics world. In her current position as Global Social Performance Specialist, she shares responsibility for the selection, approval and supervision of worldwide programmes for micro, small and medium sized enterprises and smallholder farmers. Having spent much of her early career in communications, Kawien’s leadership style is one of listening and empowering, which she puts into practice at the many workshops and conferences she presents at, such as Fairtrade International’s ‘Changing Trade-Changing Lives’. Kawien’s geographic focus is Africa, Asia and Latin America, where she’s contributed towards her big passion, which is to bridge the economic inequality gap for those living in less fortunate circumstances.