Board of Directors
Dino A. Parrella Founder & CEO
Janet van den Berg , Trustee
Thomas Hartnett, Trustee
Dino is Bluseeds’ Chief Executive Officer and started our work in 2015 by launching ‘Dignity and Hope’. In partnership with the fantastic Wellspring Uganda he delivered the proof of concept for the Bluseeds Kick-Start program, showing it is possible to change the world, one entrepreneur at a time.
In 2018, Bluseeds has more than 40 active business owners in Uganda with more entrepreneurs lined up and ready to go. Dino has laid the foundations for the next step of our journey, bringing together an experienced Board of Directors and an even bigger vision for the future!
Tasha is our Chief Marketing Officer and has responsibility for all our marketing, communications and social media. She is experienced in social work, NGO projects and entrepreneurship and her earlier social projects have already taken her to Burkina Faso and Morocco. Tasha also runs her own marketing agency, Qturn. Her personal creed? That the earth’s greatest treasure lies in human personality.
David is our Chief Legal Officer and is responsible for the governance and administration of Bluseeds and the legal aspects of its operations. David is a qualified lawyer specialising in advice to UK charities and social enterprises and runs his own legal firm. He lives with his family in the north-east of Brazil.
Bluseeds - Dignity and Hope
The Old Rectory
Langley, Maidstone, Kent