Bert van Nieuwenhuizen
Chief Technical Advisor - African Biogas Partnership Development Programme, SNV Netherlands Development Organisation, Nairobi, Kenya.
Bert has worked in finance and enterprise development for more than 30 years in both advisory and management positions in East and Southern Africa, the Balkans, and the Netherlands. He has been involved in a wide range of capacity development programmes working with public and private sector actors on economic development, entrepreneurship training and coaching, market linkages, strategies for innovation, value chain development and market based solutions to poverty. Enterprise development and innovation are his passion which he is actively pursuing in his current position as Renewable Energy Advisor for East and Southern Africa, supporting the development and implementation of sustainable market based renewable energy programmes. Bert strongly believes that vibrant entrepreneurial societies are needed to reduce poverty sustainably.