Under the patronage of
Executive Director of Africa Leather and Leather Products Institute (ALLPI), a regional organization mandated and chartered to spearhead the development of the leather sector in Africa, Congress president of the IULTCS and WLC 2021 and The Vice President of The International Council of Tanners. Previously, served as the Chief Executive and founder of the Leather development Council, Kenya.
In August 2014 Nerisha Jairaj joined SAFLEC as the New Executive Manager and was promoted to Executive Director in 2015. Nerisha Jairaj now heads SAFLEC under the guidance of the SAFLEC Board of Directors. Nerisha Jairaj comes with a BTech Honours in Business Administration and MBA Organisational Behaviour, Strategy and General (ongoing), 20 years of export, procurement and international trade experience
Almost 50 years of experience in the leather value chain first as hide & skin sales agent, successively as hides and skins collector and trader. UN leather value chain consultant since 1999. Exotic skins traceability expert. Presently engaged in high tech Swiss multinational Hueni AG as sales manager Asia and Africa. Specialised in advanced drum technology, process control and automation, tannery ERP and Industry 4.0 smart factory applications.