Josephat Mutinda Musau joined IFDC in 2022 as the project manager for the Potato Value Chain Capacity Building (PCB) project, responsible for overseeing field activities, managing partnerships with private sector actors, and mobilizing resources. He is a Projects in Controlled Environments (PRINCE2) Practitioner, with over 16 years of experience in value chain development and financing. Musau has a wealth of experience in project management, market systems development, and private sector engagement. Before joining IFDC, he served as the economic strengthening specialist under the Tujitegemee project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by AMURT Africa. Prior to that, he worked at Hand in Hand Eastern Africa as project manager for the Enterprise Development for Rural Families Programme in Kenya, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Musau holds a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics from Egerton University and an MBA from Kenyatta University, both located in Kenya.