Daniel Alberts

Daniel Alberts

Position: Head of Program Management
International Livestock Research Institute

Daniel Alberts has 20 years’ experience in project, program, and production management in international development and commercial agriculture. Daniel began his career in horticulture, where for 12 years he managed crop production on commercial farms in the United States, South America and Africa.

Since 2012, Daniel has worked in international development—in Mozambique, Kenya, Rwanda—to ensure the robustness, replicability, quality and timeliness of development projects and programs. His work has spanned various programmatic areas, including agriculture, nutrition, large-scale food fortification, innovation, small and medium size enterprise (SME) development.

Before joining ILRI as Head of Program Management, Daniel served as Cluster Lead, Supply Chains for Nutritious Foods at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).

Daniel holds a BSc in Plant Science from Cornell University, and an MBA from TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg, the Netherlands. He has worked in the United States, Colombia, Kenya, the Netherlands, and Mozambique, and has managed projects in Tanzania and Rwanda. He speaks English, Spanish, and Dutch, and converses in Portuguese and Swahili. He has lived worked in South America and Africa for over 15 years.