Our team

fairafric lives through the people behind the idea. Meet the Team!

Whether in Ghana or in Europe

Our teams are united by their love and enthusiasm for chocolate, and of course the urge to make a difference. Because we are the chocolate revolution!


Founder & CEO

On his journey through East Africa, Hendrik gained insight that the continent needs value creation to get out of poverty: The idea of fairafric was born!


Managing Director Ghana

Michael brings more than 10 years of experience in the cocoa industry in Ghana and has studied quality management. For him, fairafric is home.


Chief of Staff

Griselda supports Michael in strategic planning and execution around the fairafric brand, marketing, HR and operations in Ghana.

Berlinda "Adjoa"

HR Ghana

"Difficulty is an excuse that history will never accept."

Tobias "Tobi"

Operations Management

Tobi supports fairafric operations enthusiastically as he reads, builds longboards... and of course, eats chocolate..


Chief Financial Officer

Jonas is the financier in our chocolate world and wants to make fairafric the most economically sustainable chocolate in the world.

Richard A.

Production Supervisory Ghana

"It takes determination to achieve great things in life."


Content Marketing Management

During her time in Ghana, Michelle got to know
and love fairafric. After her return, it was clear to her to revolutionize the chocolate industry together with fairafric.


Wrapping and Packaging Operations Ghana

"I can accomplish all things through Christ who strengthens me."


Assistant to Wrapping Machine Operator

Godwin supports the wrapping department and ensures smooth operation of all equipment and machines.



With love and precision, Grace develops new recipes and handmade chocolate products in the Chocolate School.


Growth Marketing Analyst

With his background as a Data Analyst, Sinan addresses the effectiveness of our campaigns to take the chocolate revolution to the next level.


Tempering, Molding & Dropline Operations

On the one hand, Amos takes care of the addition of ingredients (salt, almonds...) and the refining of the bars and, on the other hand, the dropline to shape the chocolate into drops.

Melanie "Melli"

Sales Management

Chocolate without a guilty conscience? fairafric could inspire Melli with that. As part of the sales team, she is expanding the sales network and making sure that the world becomes a little bit fairer chocolate by chocolate.


Production Management Ghana

Henry has 9 years of professional experience in the cocoa processing industry and is well versed in quality control, quality assurance and the implementation of food safety management systems.


Mixing, Refining & Conching Machine Operator.

Ernest is the chocolate expert and refines the chocolate mass by mixing and conching to achieve the best taste and consistency.


Quality Analyst

In quality analysis, Ann pays attention to the food quality of raw materials and intermediate and final products produced by hand or by machine.


Product Owner

Lisa takes care of the front-end of the website and surfs the Eisbach in
her free time.


Production Hands Ghana

Philip grew up on the farms and previously worked in a hotel. His motto: "Stay awake!"


Operations Management

When Elias stumbled across fairafric, he was immediately hooked on the idea. Now, as process manager, Elias ensures that the systems and processes run smoothly.


Team assistance

Sarah coordinates the fairafric team in Germany like a conductor. She is always on hand to offer advice and support, drinks gallons of coffee and ensures a good atmosphere in the office.

Enoch Padi Adu

Technical Management

Enoch is a process planning and system control specialist with over 15 years of cocoa processing experience with 3 multinational cocoa processing companies.


Quality Management

Audrey has 11 years of professional experience in quality control and assurance.


Finance & Controlling

When Patrick saw our documentary "Decolonize Chocolate", he immediately knew that he wanted to become a part of the biggest chocolate revolution. Since then, he has been taking care of the operational processes in the area of finance and driving data transparency.



At the Chocolate School, Richard develops new recipes, plans production and creates the handmade chocolates. His dream is to become a respected chocolatier that will benefit fairafric, Ghana and the whole world.


Production Assistant

Helina supports production management in quality assurance, development and production of Amanase products.

Team Ghana von Fairafric



Hasiyah develops and produces delicious chocolate creations in the Chocolate School.


Assistant to Molding Machine Operator

Daniel supports all processes around the molding machine to get the chocolates into shape.