Olivier Maes Olivier Maes

Olivier is the CEO of the Naga Foundation (justdiggit.org), a nonprofit focused on landscape restoration to restore the water cycles and combat climate change in semi-arid areas. Amongst several Business Development roles in technology companies, he was Cisco’s former Managing Director for Africa, where he built up an extensive knowledge of the opportunities and challenges of this continent. In 2014, he joined Naga Foundation as his first social venture. Given his background in fast growing regions and companies, his focus is on building a scalable, affordable, locally relevant and resilient approach to climate issues. He believes in simplicity, action, mobilization and experimentation as a way forward to keep a livable planet

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