Paul Gachie is a seasoned manager with a wide range of experience leading rural economic development initiatives in Kenya and beyond. Over more than 17 years, Paul has served in senior leadership roles for the Danish Refugee Council in Somalia; CARE in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Somaliland; Common Humanitarian Fund in South Sudan; and American Refugee Council in Liberia and Uganda. Paul was also the pioneer manager of Faulu Kenya, which is today one of the large microfinance institutions in Kenya. At Farm Shop, Paul is responsible for farmer finance, human resources and administration as well as franchisee business management skills training.
In Kasarani area of Nairobi, Paul chairs the board of Jirani Mwema Sacco Ltd which is Savings and Credit Cooperative Society serving the low income community of Nairobi North with over 800 members. He is the Chairman of the Finance and Administration committee of ECLOF Kenya and the treasurer of the ECLOF Kenya Board.