Alloysius Attah|CEO + Co-Founder

Alloysius launched Farmerline in 2013 to create lasting profit for African farmers. This mission was forged by more than a decade of farming experience and scaling digital tools that increase farmer income through a reliable market and service access. He believes user inspired technological solutions coupled with a network of well trained young community agents can increase farm productivity, reduce the cost of small-scale farming and create jobs for young people.
He leads the overall strategy and vision of Farmerline with a specific focus on business development and product innovation. Today, Farmerline and its partners have digitised and served over 200,000 farmers and mapped 1 million acres of farmland across 12 countries.
Several organizations and world leaders have endorsed his work including Ms Christine Lagarde of the IMF,  CBNC Africa ‘s Young Business Leader Award and the King Baudouin African Development Prize

Emmanuel Owusu Addai|CTO/Co-Founder

Emmanuel Owusu Addai is the CTO and Co-Founder of Farmerline.
He is responsible for the overall technology and product strategy of the organisation. Emmanuel has previously served as a Field Surveyor, GIS Developer and Consultant on multiple major national projects, including the Presidential Special Initiative (PSI) on Oil-Palm Plantation and Setting-Out of the Affordable Housing Project in Ghana. Emmanuel has also founded and worked within several technology start-ups in Ghana including iCottage Networks, a company he founded in the final year of his postgraduate studies.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geodetic Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a Master’s in Geomatic Engineering (Geodesy option).
He is a 2014 Echoing Green Global Fellow and has over 5-years of experience in mobile and web technologies.

Gerald Mangena | Director of Finance

Gerald Mangena is the Director of Finance for Farmerline. He is an ICT enthusiast who leads the finance team in making informative financial decisions, strategic positioning of the business, and is a key member of the company’s fundraising activities with investors. He is an analytic problem solver and team leader with more than eight years’ financial and business management experience acquired in the manufacturing, medical, and agriculture industry in Zimbabwe (Southern Africa). With his accounting knowledge and use of ICT tools, he decided to join the fight against poverty by helping the growth and stability of his parents’ farming business into a profit-making entity focusing on horticultural and grain production. It is because of his success in agribusiness that in 2014, he was selected into the prestigious U.S. Department of State Professional Fellowship on Economic Development in Washington DC and Colorado. Gerald is also passionate about giving back to the community: he has volunteered as a financial advisor for Sanning Foundation which helps smallholder women farmers with extension services, inputs, and market advice. He is also a member if the founding team of theSpace Trust, a youth led initiative that raises public awareness to address some of the most pressing generational challenges of our time. Gerald is a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and also a holder of the CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting with the Chartered Institute of Management Accounting UK.

Stephen Adusah|Director of Engineering

Stephen is the Director of Engineering at Farmerline, with wide range roles in software development, product management, and customer service.
Prior to joining Farmerline, Stephen was a Web Developer at the Computer Center in University of Cape Coast (UCC). He also held the enviable position of the acting President for the Computer Science and Information Technology Students Association (CITSA) at the University of Cape Coast during his undergraduate programme.
Stephen has a special altruistic desire to make this world a better place. This is evident as he held the Vice Coordinator position at Movement for Social Justice (MSJ), which supplied children from the Central Region of Ghana with school supplies and educational materials.
Stephen holds a BSc Honours in Information Technology from the University of Cape Coast (UCC), making him proficient in a wide range of computer systems, languages, tools and testing methodologies. He also holds a certificate in Network Security from Advance Information Technology Institute- Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence (AITI-KACE).

Schandorf Adu Bright|Director of Farmer Services

Schandorf Adu Bright is Farmerline’s Director of Farmer Services.
As director, Schandorf manages a team of 8 and he is responsible for strategic planning, products development, projects management, leading training workshops for farmers and conducting user research. On behalf of Farmerline for the last 4 years, Schandorf has trained more than 5,000 small-scale farmers to adopt and benefit from Farmerline’s voice messaging technology. In 2016, with his rich experiences in rural financing, Schandorf led and facilitated the operations of Farmerline’s first loan project for 101 cocoa farmers in rural Ghana, which resulted in 90% recovery.
Prior to joining Farmerline, Schandorf worked at Bank of Africa – Ghana.
Schandorf holds BSc in Natural Resource Management from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He is currently pursuing MPhil from the same university.

Worlali Senyo|Snr Consultant Corporate services

Worlali Senyo is a Snr Consultant, Corporate services, for Farmerline. He manages Farmerline’s client and partner relationships by organising meetings and doing presentations to sell Farmerline’s services. Worlali proactively identifies fundraising opportunities and manages all grant application efforts on behalf of Farmerline.
Before joining the Farmerline team, Worlali interned for the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA).
He is an expert in the field of Agriculture, ICT4D and currently holds an MSc in ICTs for Development from the University of Manchester.

Amos Olertey Wussah|Snr Consultant Corporate services

Amos Olertey Wussah is a Snr Consultant, Corporate services, for Farmerline.
At Farmerline, Amos collaborates with nucleus farmers to train smallholder farmers in the use of technology to improve their yields and livelihoods.
Amos has a strong background in sales and marketing, data analysis and risk management. He has also worked in the development of iCottage Networks’ business model and business potential. Amos has held a number of managerial positions and been involved in many volunteer initiatives.
He holds a Degree in Economics from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Samuel Berko|Accountant

Samuel Berko is the Accountant of Farmerline. He works with the finance team in addressing issues relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing and other general accounting assignments. Before he joined Farmerline, he worked as a Teaching Assistant with the University of Cape Coast, where he assisted in areas of Quantitative Methods and Oil and Gas Finance and Management. From there, he moved to Busy Internet in Accra as an Accounts Officer where he worked for three years. Through his period in Busy Internet, he acquired lots of experience in areas of Procurement, Accounts Receivables, Taxation and Financial Reporting. Despite his experience in the various fields of Accounting and Finance, it is the field of taxation that remains his highest interest. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance option) degree from the University of Cape Coast, a Professional Certification from the Institute of Chartered Accountants-Ghana, and a final year student in University of Cape Coast, pursuing Master of Business Administration-Finance.

Adwoa Adadzewa Afrifa|Talent & Operations Associate

Adwoa Adadzewa Afrifa is Farmerline’s Customer Success Associate, responsible for proactively guiding the company’s customers from adoption to full utilisation of the company’s products and services.At part of the Corporate Services team at Farmerline, Adwoa develops a keen understanding of Farmerline’s customer objectives, audience and competitive landscape; providing customers with insight into how to optimise the company’s solutions to maximise their results. She is also responsible for cultivating and growing each relationship with clients to support renewal and retention of account base. Prior to working for Farmerline, Adwoa worked at the Forestry Commission where she acquired skills and knowledge in customer service and relations.She holds a Natural Resource Management degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Lily Akorfa Keledorme|Mobile Commerce Manager

Lily Akorfa Keledorme is a Mobile Commerce Manager at Farmerline responsible for the management of subscriber accounts and agents recruited within Farmerline’s operational areas.
As a member of the Farmer Services team, her role includes keeping good relations with Farmerline’s key customers; farmers, by driving product adoption in a way that meets their needs. She helped subscribed 265 farmers to Farmerline’s content services within two (2) months through workshop marketing. Lily also serves as a loan officer under the Fibr Loan Project where she ensures timely repayment of loans.
Prior to working with Farmerline, her passion for agricultural development, food security and making impact in the lives of people, saw her contributing, as a volunteer Human Resources volunteer, to the formation of the African Youth Network for Agricultural Transformation (AYNAT), an NGO-driven initiative dedicated to encouraging the youth to venture into agriculture.
Lily holds a Natural Resources Management degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, where she is expecting to graduate with an MPhil. Aquaculture degree by mid 2017.

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