About us Our Team Our team Our team Here you can find a cross section of the people that make Send a Cow work. From our CEO Paul Stuart, through to the drivers that help keep the wheels turning (literally) in-country, every member of the team is key to us reaching as many people as possible. Send a Cow also has the support and guidance of an invaluable group of trustees and Patrons. Paul qualified as an accountant with Ernst and Young prior to 17 years leading international business at Reader’s Digest Children’s Publishing. Paul has overall responsibility for Send a Cow Group. Patrick joined Send a Cow in 2014 having worked for 23 years in INGOs, including World Vision and Habitat for Humanity. Having started as a field worker, Patrick brings a wealth of expertise in livelihoods, health, housing, sponsorship, micro-enterprise and private sector development. Andre is responsible for growing our work in Rwanda and into Burundi. Previously working for Christian Aid, Andre brings strong leadership and sound financial management to the role. His personal goal is to reach 200,000 people. After completing her studies in economics and accounting Mathethe began working for NGOs. Originally managing programmes in the field, she joined Send a Cow in 2015 as Director for Lesotho Nick brings over 15 years’ experience to Send a Cow, gained in fundraising and marketing roles in advertising agencies and commercial organisations. He is responsible for fundraising, development education and managing the Send a Cow brand. Aklilu has worked for Send a Cow since 2007. Previously he worked in government ministries and for international NGOs such as World Vision. Aklilu has an MA in Rural Social Development and a BSc in Agriculture. Titus joined Send a Cow in 2007, to lead a programme in partnership with Heifer International. He previously worked for the Kenyan Government Extension Services. Now Country Director, Titus is responsible for further building programme and influence in Kenya. White has lots of experience in development and humanitarian work; he has worked for Caritas as a Development Co-ordinator and Luther World Federation as a Humanitarian Co-ordinator. He is very passionate about growing a strong country programme in Zambia. A founding farmer, David sent cows from his own herd to Africa over 25 years ago. He served as Director and Trustee and in 2002, he retired from farming to become Send a Cow’s first paid Programme Coordinator. Richie has worked at Send a Cow since 2004, starting off as programme coordinator before taking on responsibility for monitoring the impact of our work. Prior to Send a Cow he spent sixteen years working overseas in livestock projects. Claire manages and helps Send a Cow’s network of volunteer Ambassadors throughout the UK, who spread the message of Send a Cow and motivate new supporters through giving talks and holding events in their localities. Agnes is an Agricultural Extension Work. She holds a Diploma in Animal Husbandry and spends her time working driectly with communities in the field advising and supporting them in maintaining excellent animal welfare standards. Cecilia joined Send a Cow in June 2017 after a year of travelling, including time volunteering in Swaziland. This experience inspired her to work in international development. She has wide experience in community development, facilitation and mentoring. Maurice, an extension worker with Send a Cow Kenya, previously worked with the Kenyan Ministry of Livestock Development for 21 years and Heifer Project International for six years. His varied expertise includes rural community livelihood empowerment, animal welfare and management, community mobilisation, conflict resolution and training.