NinaNina Hjortlund delivers with great insight and knowledge, the reasons why Africa matters and why Global Development has an impact on you and your business.

Becoming the Founding Director and CEO for Australia for Cedar Tanzania was the natural continuation of the not-for-profit work she had begun during her 13 years in Tanzania.

Australia for Cedar Tanzania takes a holistic approach to poverty alleviation and is creating sustainable positive change for more than 30,000 residents in rural Tanzania.

In 2020 she expanded the business with ARTEFACTZ importing handmade crafts with a modern and timeless design from Tanzania. ARTEFACTZ supports the work of Australia for Cedar Tanzania as well as secures the culture and livelihood of artisans across East Africa.
Believing in continuous learning she is currently undertaking a MicroMasters at Queensland University in Leadership in Global Development.

Nina Hjortlund currently resides in Perth, Australia, with her two daughters.