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Boyd Heuvelman

Boyd  Heuvelman

Young Expert at Hollanda Fairfoods - Uganda
YEP period 2021 - 2022, batch 22

YEP role

As part of my YEP role, I am focused on the business development of the Ugandan branch of the company. My current goals consist of establishing a factory in Uganda and setting up our out-grower schemes with local smallholder farmers for our Sustainable Development project, “Innovating the Ugandan Potato Value Chain”.

In addition, I am the representative in Uganda and acting country manager. I am responsible for managing the sales office in Kampala and for project management of our international projects in Uganda.



  • Business Development
  • Project planning, organization, and coordination
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Value Chain Management
  • Acquisition/fundraising and proposal writing
  • Strategic Change Management & Organisational Governance
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Multi-stakeholder networking


Nationality: Dutch
Education:  The Hague University of Applied Sciences – Bachelor: International Business and Management Studies


Experience before YEP

Nexan Technologies: Business Development Director - Tanzania/Uganda

Street Child Uganda: International volunteer coordinator/fundraising/project management

Street Child Sierra Leone: Researcher/project implementation

Street Child Europe: Consultant/ Fundraising coordinator and marketing Intern

People Marketing Nederland: Fundraiser

Van Wijnen: Administrator/planner - Netherlands

Organisation: Hollanda Fairfoods
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