Our Company

Established in 2012, SustaiNet is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, with legal licenses to operate in Kenya and Uganda. We furthermore operate through partnerships with local companies and actors in Rwanda, Tanzania and other East African Countries. 

The SustaiNet team currently comprise 10 staff organised in two teams – the Consultancy and Projects Team and the Compliance and Operational Support Team.

Our Directors/Partners

Jens Rydder
Director Business Development 

Tom Apina
Director and Founder of SustaiNet 

Lennart Woltering 

Director 

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Jens has more than 20 years’ experience in governance and sector coordination, agricultural and rural development, value chain development, rural infrastructure and environmental services. This includes long and short-term assignments for multilateral and bilateral development organizations, consulting companies and NGOs in East Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia.
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Tom has over 11 years working with international and regional agencies in the areas of sustainable agricultural development with a focus on agribusiness development; sector policy development in a devolved context; regional agricultural development; knowledge information management and dissemination; project based M&E among other competencies.
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Our Managers

George Amolo
Business Development Manager  

CPA Karendi Gacheri

FINANCE and HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER

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George has over 10 years professional experience in consulting management contributing to business developments and project/program management within Eastern Africa. He holds a Masters in Project Management and a BA in Economics and Sociology. He is well versed in international donor procedures and work environment having implemented several complex donor funded projects in agriculture and rural development, social, economic and environmental development.
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George has over 10 years professional experience in consulting management contributing to business developments and project/program management within Eastern Africa. He holds a Masters in Project Management and a BA in Economics and Sociology. He is well versed in international donor procedures and work environment having implemented several complex donor funded projects in agriculture and rural development, social, economic and environmental development.