Raphael Lokeny is an experienced Procurement and Logistics specialist, with 10 years’ experience supporting program operations within the INGO space, under different donor, funding and geographical contexts. His specific areas of expertise include procurement, logistics and fleet management, asset and inventory management and general office administration.
Prior to joining Mercy Corps AgriFin, Raphael was the Procurement & Logistics Manager at SOS Children’s Villages in Kenya where he provided overall leadership and management of the procurement and logistics department, led the development and implementation of strong governance through procurement policies, processes and controls; facilitated the development of supply chain plans to support program implementation and coordinated closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure operational support excellence to the country programs.
Raphael previously worked at Mercy Corps Kenya office as country Senior Operations Officer for over 5 years, and he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in Mercy Corps Global operation systems, policies, and processes. He holds a professional diploma in procurement and supply and is a certified Procurement and Supply Professional of Kenya (CPSP-K) and member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management. Raphael also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science and is currently undertaking his Master’s degree.