Juan Guardado


  • 6 years of experience in East Africa, with start-up experience at EFTA Ltd and regional leadership role at Grameen Foundation USA

  • Previously, 6 years at McKinsey & Co, with expertise in strategy, operations and technical sales 

  • BEng from McGill University and MBA from INSEAD

Joris de Vries


  • Impact Investor with 15+ company portfolio in East Africa, including a number of agri-business investments

  • Holds an MBA with over 25 years of experience in Africa, focused on East Africa

Ali Mawji


  • Chairman of Goldstar Paints Ltd, and one of sector’s industry leaders, with over 35 years of experience in the business world of Tanzania

  • He is an active investor in several companies and has a deep professional network

  • BSc (Economics) from LSE

Dorothy Dow

Board Adviser

  • Clinical researcher and practicing doctor at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College with 6 years of experience in Tanzania, understands the rural context in which NEI operates

  • MD from UT (San Antonio) and MSc (Global Health) from Duke University

Philip Magani


  • Former Chairman and CEO of CRDB, former Member of Parliament

  • Advises NEI on its supply chain development, focused on value added services, like access to finance, to increase farmer loyalty

  • BSc in Agriculture from the University of London and Makerere University, Uganda

+255 756 579 333

Supply Chain: +255 744 708 938

General: contactus@nei-ltd.com

Sales: sales@nei-ltd.com


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