David Githaiga (CEO), is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in diverse international development programs. A strong business development professional, David was formerly Africa Conservation Director at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) where he was responsible for delivering conservation outcomes in TNC Africa programme, with over 100 staff members and a presence in 9 African countries. Prior to that, David was team leader, Energy and Environment at UNDP.  There he was an active member of the UNDP Kenya country management team and acted as advisor on many aspects of Kenya UNDP country program and UNDP CO programme priorities and creating responses to emerging challenges and opportunities. He also worked for Winrock International. David has an MBA from the United States International University, an MSc (development economics) from Southern New Hampshire University and a BSc (environmental science) from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.