Geoffrey Okidi is an Agricultural Economist with more than ten years of international development work experience in the agricultural sector in Uganda, spanning the agribusiness, SMEs, financial services and INGO sectors. Geoffrey’s technical expertise is in agricultural value chain development and financing, project planning and management, public-private partnerships development and resource mobilization.
At aBi, Geoffrey leads the aBi Development arm and is responsible for leading the development and implementation of strategies for value chain development that will influence the sustainable development of agribusinesses and equitable wealth creation in Uganda. Geoffrey is further charged with the responsibility of providing thought leadership in agribusiness development, ensuring development impact through Sustainability and Socially Responsible Investments, leading the identification and mitigation of key business risks, and management and motivation of the team.
He holds a First-Class Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture (Economics Option) and Master of Business Administration degree, both obtained from Makerere University. He also holds a First-Class Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management from the Uganda Management Institute and a Diploma from Galilee International Management Institute focusing on SME growth through Entrepreneurship and Innovation.