Team Leader, Kenya Catalytic Jobs Fund
Charles Warria is a seasoned development practitioner with over 21 years of experience. He is currently the Team Leader at the Kenya Catalytic Jobs Fund. Prior to the current position, he worked in various capacities, with the most recent one being the Head of Markets, Policy and M&E and Climate Change at the Kenya Markets Trust. Charles is also a former Director at Deloitte East Africa. A Development Economist, Charles has extensive experience in value chain development and financing, building capacities of small and medium enterprises on effective business and financial modelling, creating greater access to performance-based financing, as well as market systems development. As a seasoned practitioner, he has worked extensively with multi-actor systems and processes across Africa and Asia in the agriculture, water, livestock, and informal sectors on a wide range of interventions aimed at improving productivity and expanding market access. Over time, Charles has cumulated wide experience with climate change adaptation and using climate-smart technologies to build economic resilience for smallholder producers across Africa and Asia.