Our Chief Executive and three directors together make up our Senior Management Team. They are responsible for day-to-day decision making and for leading our three departments: Operations, Finance & Resources and Fundraising & Communications.
Georges Bazongo started as the Director of Programmes in July 2020 having previously been Tree Aid’s Director of West Africa Operations. Georges has more than two decades of experience in national and international organisations like FAO/Ministry of Environment Project, ORGANIC and Self Help Africa. His areas of expertise are sustainable agriculture, natural resource management, agroforestry, land tenure management, crop value chain development and smallholder’s organisational development.
Ben Sheahan joined the management team at Tree Aid as Director of Finance and Resources in June 2017. Having qualified at Deloitte, he has over 25 years of experience in commercial and international development finance. He has worked in the Gambia, Tanzania and in the UK, most recently as Finance Director of Restless Development. He is experienced in leading international finance teams to deliver transparency and value for money.