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Who We Are

Each FES team member brings unique perspective, experience, and talent to co-designing and implementing solutions to hunger and malnutrition that are impactful and commercially sustainable.

About FES

Food Enterprise Solutions is on a mission  to energize the global food system to better balance global needs and profit.  We leverage the powers of business, entrepreneurship, and innovation as key drivers in the global fight against hunger and malnutrition. We work in partnership with businesses and organizations to provide  safe, nutritious, and affordable foods through supply chains that are commercially viable and environmentally sustainable. We offer expertise in partnership development, market analysis, project design & management, training, and specialized technical assistance to strengthen capacities of - and linkages among - key actors within food systems. Our team of experts has extensive experience working with food enterprises of all sizes – from village market vendors to major global corporations – across multiple countries and commodities.

Meet the Team

Russ Webster

President and CEO

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Shola Ajibola

Senior Finance Officer

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Mariama Samb Dieng

BD4FS Senegal
Program Director


Gezahegn Hailu

BD4FS Ethiopia Finance and Administrative Officer


Marie Félicité Ndong

BD4FS Senegal Finance and Administrative Officer


Babacar Sene

BD4FS Senegal Senior Food Safety Specialist

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Caroline Redick

International Programs Associate

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Nirbek Shrestha

BD4FS Nepal Food Safety Specialist

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Roberta Lauretti-Bernhard

Director of Programs


Samira Bari

International Programs Coordinator


Aschalew Wondie

BD4FS Ethiopia Program Director

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Rajani Maharjan

BD4FS Nepal Finance and Administrative Officer

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Phaindra Pandey

BD4FS Nepal Program Director

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Assane Sow

BD4FS Senegal MEL Specialist


Makhtar Thiam

BD4FS Senegal Senior Technical Advisor


Dr. Thoric Nils Cederstrom

Director of Research

and Learning

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Misha Voronenko

Technical Manager for Private Sector Engagement


Sarah Durso

Senior Manager of Operations

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Abasin Nawan

Monitoring and
Evaluation Manager


Kripa Pokharel 

BD4FS Nepal MEL Specialist 


Bhumika Kalakheti

BD4FS Nepal Admin Assistant


Mohamed Dia

BD4FS Senegal Food Safety Master Trainer

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Abraham Selamu

BD4FS Ethiopia MEL Specialist

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Join Our Dedicated Team!

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