Sunday 20th Aug 2017 - Logistics Manager

Barber becomes Transaid chief

Transaid has appointed Caroline Barber to take over as chief executive from 1st August, replacing Gary Forster who is stepping down.

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Caroline Barber.

Barber joined Transaid full time in 2008 and since 2011 she has been head of programmes managing a portfolio of projects in sub-Saharan Africa – primarily focused around rural transport, transport management for health fleets, and professional driver training in the commercial vehicle, passenger transport and materials handling sectors.

She said: “In my 12-year engagement with Transaid I have developed a strong technical understanding of the many issues relating to transport and logistics in Africa and I’m excited about the opportunity to lead a fantastic team which is deeply committed to the people Transaid exists to support.”