International Coordinating Team
Mike is based in the UK but was born and brought up in Africa for 20 years. He has a degree in Agriculture and a Masters in Rural Development. He spent 20 years in Asia leading pioneering OM teams and 20 years in Europe as Chief Operating Officer for OM International. He took over and is developing B4T at the request of OM International leadership.
Raymond has had 30 years of international business experience and was global CEO of a billion dollar multinational company before taking early retirement. He resides in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Jakes is based in South Africa where he oversees the day to day operations of B4T, as well as implementing the work of B4T in Africa. Prior to taking this role, Jakes ran a business in a South Asia country as well as helping local entrepreneurs through the B4T developer role. Before joining B4T in 2008, Jakes was working as a futures commodity trader on the JSE.