Daudi Lelijveld

Daudi Lelijveld

Daudi is CDC’s director on Jacoma’s UK Board. Daudi is in the Direct Equity Investments team at CDC. Previously, Daudi spent two years as VP Sustainability at Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest cocoa and chocolate company. While at Barry Callebaut Daudi put in place the foundations for the build-up of sustainable supply chains as well as buying and integrating three smaller cocoa bean origination companies in Tanzania, Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone. Prior to this Daudi spent 20 years as a business development manager for Cargill across a range of agricultural and industrial commodities across several continents. Before joining Cargill, Daudi held roles as a well-side geologist, a school teacher and manager of a transport company operating 60, 30 ton Mercedes rigs between Durban and Dar es Salaam. Daudi has degrees in both Geology and Biology.