Our team is comprised of over 100 volunteers from around the world. Each member of the team brings their unique expertise and a piece of themselves to every project we undertake.
Meet the Leadership Team:
Founder & CEO
Moses developed his innovative approach to sustainable change through ten years of research before registering ADC as a Social Enterprise in the UK in 2019. He is passionate and driven to reduce poverty having witnessed its devastating consequences in his own community, especially on children, while growing up in Kenya. He enjoys traveling, playing, and watching sports, as well as staying up-to-date with current news and events.
Head of Engineering
Oliver is an Environmental Engineer currently working on civil and environmental projects in Canada and has a proven track record of planning, executing, and delivering complex projects under pressure with a keen focus on utilizing innovation to optimize project outcomes.
He has a strong passion for ensuring the sustainable design and promoting community growth through project outcomes.
Chief Finance Officer
Bernhardt works as the finance director for a global nutraceutical ingredient company based in London. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa and holds an MBA from the Manchester Business School.
As regional finance head for multinational companies, Bernhardt has had financial responsibility for affiliates on the African continent, North America and South America.
He has worked and lived in South Africa, Nigeria and Tanzania and traveled extensively through the African continent.
Chief Revenue Officer
Matt has held senior leadership positions across a range of industries, including management consulting, retail, technology, fintech, and the charity sector. He also brings a wealth of experience in start-ups and small enterprises, having both worked with and mentored several start-up founders, and previously ran his own small company in online retail.
At ADC, Matt leads the Revenue organization, which aims to generate income for ADC to help deliver our own international development projects in Africa. Divisions include Product, Consulting Services and Sales.
Chief People Officer
James is a seasoned people and organizational strategy professional with over 11 years of experience, working across various industries in the UK and US. He recently moved back to London from New York having grown a consulting business in North America and is now driving change in the high-growth tech sector.
He is passionate about supporting non-profits, including a recent stint with the National Alliance for Mental Illness. James enjoys traveling, being an often frustrated Manchester United and Philadelphia Eagles fan. He also holds a BA (Hons) in French & Italian from the University of Bristol and is a Hogan-certified coach.
Chief Social Impact Officer
Francesco is a sociologist with over 20 years of experience as a creative director in arts management, charity governance and visual communication. As an experienced branding and marketing professional, he specialises in communication, human behaviour and impact, working with leading charities, social enterprises and hybrid organisations. He is passionate about stakeholder participation, values and quality approach, thus promoting cultural change founded on diversity, inclusion, and equality. At ADC, Francesco leads the Social Impact team, which aims to examine, evaluate and monitor the organisation’s theory of change to help deliver and maintain sustainability on our projects. He is currently curating campaigns for responsible impact leaders worldwide, providing consultancy for social and environmental causes.