Gina has 28 years of corporate experience offering consultancy services in the manufacturing and service industries for both private and public institutions and soliciting funding for social agripreneural projects in Northern Ghana. Over the past decade, she has been focused on managing a sustainable social agribusiness enterprise. Gina holds a Biochemistry degree, a Masters in Chemical Pathology, and an Executive Masters in Business Administration.
Marcio is an experienced Agribusiness Executive with over thirty-five (35) years working experience in the Agricultural Industry. He began his career in Brazil, providing business solutions for executive projects from their implementation through to the projects’ completion. He has also worked as a Project Development Manager in Ghana and Nigeria and therefore has good knowledge of the West African Region’s agricultural needs and methods. Marcio worked with Pinora Food Processing Company Ltd., Brazil Agrobusiness Company, Global Agri – Development Company (GADCO), Arrozeira Tabai (Fruits & Rice Farm) and Simon & Cia Ltd. (Fruits, Rice, Soya beans and Maize). Marcio has a certificate in Business and Human Resources Management from FUNDATEC – Institutes and Foundations (Santa Catarina - Brazil). He is a Brazilian Portuguese native; He speaks fluent English and basic Ewe. Marcio is focused and drives Teams to achieve results.
Renato is Goshen Porche's Argonomist and Production Manager. He has over 17 years working experience in the Agricultural Industry and began his career in Brazil, as an agronomist consultant and production manager. He is specialized in the management of operational activities from soil preparation, spreading fertilizer and seed selection, planting to harvesting. Renato holds a degree in Agronomy and Livestock from the Colegio Agricola Daniel de Oliviera Paiva- Cachoeirinha-Rs (Brazil) and multiple professional certificates in Agriculture. He is a Brazilian Portuguese native; He speaks fluent English.
Francis was the Central Africa Regional Agribusiness consultant for Millennium Promise. A former banker, he worked with Stanbic Bank Ghana, and was the founding head of its Agricultural Banking Unit. Prior to that, he worked with the Merchant Bank Ghana (now UMB) as Team Lead for Agribusiness and Manufacturing, with the Agricultural Development Bank as an Agricultural Credit Manager, responsible for Donor/Multilateral-funded projects and programmes. He started his career with the Ghana Standard Authority as a Quality Assurance Officer. He combines rare skills in science, agribusiness and finance & banking, and is an expert in Agricultural Finance and Investments.