Natalie Agboeze

Natalie Agboeze, the Strategic Partnerships Director at Restless Development, has been a part of the organization since 2016. She brings to her role a wealth of leadership experience, with exceptional skills in strategic planning, management, monitoring, evaluation, and research. She has strong staff management experience, having managed large teams, global teams, and large project consortia. …

Primrose Manyalo

Primrose Nanchani Manyalo, Senior Youth Collective Manager at Restless Development, brings over a decade of international experience in building networks, youth engagement, policy, advocacy, financing, and governance. She spearheads the Youth Collective, directing the strategic engagement of over 4,000 youth civil society organizations across 187 countries. She also leads the We Lead initiative, the largest …

Al Farrington

Al, Senior Business Development Director at Restless Development, oversees the agency’s diverse income streams, including institutional funding, trusts and foundations, corporate partnerships and sponsorships, major donors, events fundraising, individual giving, and the communications function. With 18 years of experience in development, spanning programs, partnerships, business development, and communications, Al brings a wealth of knowledge and …

Candie Cassabalian

Candie Cassabalian, the Regional Director at Restless Development, has been a key member of the organization since 2018. Initially serving as the Hub Director in Zambia. Candie transitioned to her regional role in 2021, where she plays a pivotal part in supporting and managing the performance of Hubs in collaboration with National Boards. Her responsibilities …

Linus Katonto

Linus Katonto, the Country Director at Restless Development in Tanzania, is a Certified Public Accountant with a comprehensive background in financial analysis, financial management, project management, strategic planning, and organizational change. Linus holds a Bachelor and Master’s Degree from the Institute of Finance Management (IFM) in Tanzania, obtained in 2008 and 2012, respectively, and a …

Naval Kishor Gupta

A strong advocate for youth-led development, Naval has dedicated his professional career to initiating and guiding youth-driven solutions that significantly influence development outcomes across various sectors while collaborating with a wide spectrum of national and international organizations, including engagements with the Government of India. Before his tenure at Restless Development in leadership positions for the …

Kate Muhwezi

Kate Muhwezi, serving as one of Restless Development’s Co-CEOs, embarked on her career with the organization as a volunteer in Uganda back in 2001, shortly after earning her Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography with Maths from the University of London. Since joining Restless Development. Kate has held various roles across the organization, including in …

Marissa

Marissa, as Director of Philanthropy at Restless Development, plays a pivotal role in supporting the organization’s mission through her leadership in fundraising. Her journey in the non-profit sector is marked by over a decade of experience prior to joining Restless Development, with significant roles at Alzheimer’s Research UK, Action on Hearing Loss, National Autistic Society, …

Lesley Garura

Development Sierra Leone, brings over 13 years of invaluable experience in program management, systems strengthening, and strategic leadership. His journey with Restless Development has seen him make significant contributions in Zimbabwe and Uganda, highlighting his versatility and commitment to the organization’s mission across different regions.  Lesley loves cooking on fire. Most weekends, he can be …

Charity Bafana

Charity is the Head of People, Safety and Wellbeing. She is dedicated to youth development, with over 15 years of experience in organizational development, people management, and leadership training. Her career has been a consistent pursuit of empowering young people to become leaders, both within organizations and academic settings. Charity’s track record showcases her ability …