CEO – UK Based
Ben was born in a village called Achi, in Enugu State. He came to the UK at the age of 8 years and was brought up in North London. Ben studied Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield and worked as a Chartered Civil Engineer for nearly 20 years. He is married with 3 children and is a member of Wycliffe Independent Church in Sheffield.
Ben set up TASTE in September 1999 with the help of some friends. He served as a Trustee until May 2012 when he resigned to take up the role of Chief Executive Officer with overall responsibility for TASTE.
Chayi is the Country Director of TASTE Nigeria; he is responsible for providing leadership and team building to ensure the achievement of TASTE vision. Chayi, is well experienced in the field of development management. He derives motivation from facing new challenges that come his way, system strengthening, team building and staff capacity development is his major area of focus in his work with TASTE. He is single. He enjoys learning, supporting Christian organisations to strengthen their systems and public speaking.
Jonathan is the Program Officer of TASTE Nigeria; Jonathan leads the design and implementation of all projects in TASTE and also facilitates the evaluation of completed projects. He works closely with the account officer and community leaders to have needed information for planning and project implementation. He plays basketball once in a while, married to Phidelia and blessed with 3 beautiful girls.
Dinah is TASTE Nigeria’s accountant; she is responsible for all financial matters regarding TASTE Nigeria. She performs all the accounting responsibilities also involve planning the project, its procurements, execution and accounting for monies used. Aside her work with TASTE, Dinah joins her sister is farming Irish Potatoes, a captain of the Girl’s Brigade in Jos and a Bible teacher for children in her spare time. Dinah is married to her lovely husband Habila Dami and are blessed with 3 children.
Tim is the Country Administrator for TASTE Nigeria. He is responsible for the administrative and human resource management. Tim makes sure that human and material resources are put to better use to realise TASTE goals. He likes hiking and photography, he is an animal care advocate and keeps a small poultry.