Sijmen Weesie

Sijmen serves as the CEO and Senior Consultant at Scaling International. With six years of specialized experience in fundraising, he is a leading expert in the African business landscape. His areas of expertise include grant writing, strategic advising, and e-commerce. Additionally, he excels at establishing international partnerships that drive growth and make a meaningful impact in Africa’s evolving markets.

Néné Barry

In addition to her position at Witteveen + Bos, Néné Barry operates as business advisor at Scaling International. Seasoned through her work experiences in Africa and the Netherlands, she is specialised in maximising succes in the African market. With a record of managing international teams in driving strategic growth.

Erik Grunther

The co-founder of Scaling International. The West African specialist of Scaling International, with over 10 years of commercial experience in Africa, China and France. Erik has experience in Energy project project management, the establishment of efficient teams, and management of international large-scale projects and commercial developments.

Niels Van Den Bosch

With a professional background in agriculture and socio-economic research, Niels has worked across Africa. Predominantly on market analysis, business strategies and commercialization. Most recently he worked in Nigeria for the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture where he conducted an in-depth study on scaling-up a biocontrol product that reduces aflatoxin-contamination.

Tim Jan Huldman

Senior consultant. With commercial fundraising experience in Ghana and Indonesia, he is currently based in the Netherlands. He is an expert in supporting in international development projects to improve current processes, and knows how grants match the needs of a company. Enthusiastic for access to sustainable agriculture, social impact, and efficiency.

Kingsley Stephen Owino

With extended experience in the field of pay-go energy and WASH product distribution. In addition to his role as head of operations for Azuri technologies and RUH solar, he has vast experience in customer support, warehouse management, and field operations. Professional background in Economics.