Team Details

Ayiga Festo

Director of BGS South Sudan

Ayiga Festo is the Director of Business Growth Services (BGS) in South Sudan, joining the company in November 2023.

With over nine years of professional experience, Festo brings expertise in credit assessment, risk management, and internal audit within the microfinance sector. His background extends to farmer cooperative development, covering areas such as governance, youth in agribusiness, and value chain development.

Prior to joining Inkomoko, Festo worked as a business advisor and country representative for Agriterra in South Sudan for over four years. He also worked as a business development consultant for BMB Mott MacDonald and TechnoServe, contributing to the development of coffee cooperatives. Festo is a founding member and board member of Premium Agro-Consult Ltd. His previous experience includes roles in accounting, internal audit, and risk management with Micro Africa and Letsheho Financial Services.

Festo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Makerere University and a Master’s degree in Sustainable Development from the University of Sussex – Brighton. Beyond his professional endeavors, he is actively involved in practical farming, specializing in responsible intensification, particularly in organic urban vegetable farming and poultry, aligning with the principles of circular agriculture.