Led the global coffee practice at TechnoServe for 13 years. Partnered with the Gates Foundation to help a million people out of poverty. Sustainability counselor to multinational firms. Worked for McKinsey. BCom and MCom, Finance from UNSW in Australia. MBA from Yale.
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Led work in over a dozen coffee countries over ten years for TechnoServe. Has a unique quantitative grasp on the state of smallholder coffee production globally. Founded a microfinance company in Tanzania. BA, environmental science from Wesleyan. MBA from Columbia.
Worked in Gaza developing marginalized communities and empowering youth. Oversaw operational functions and financial management. BA Accounting, Al Azhar University, Gaza.
Citi Bank M&A. Volunteer for a French-Nepali NGO, helping finance a village medical center. Bsc, Math from the Sorbonne Paris, M. Management HEC Paris, and M. Public Affairs Sciences Po Paris.
NSF Graduate Fellow in the UCLA Anthropology Dept. Worked with the Shuar hunter-horticulturalist group in Ecuador researching how evolution shapes human behavior. After UCLA, self-taught to code. BA Psychology, UCSB and MA Anthropology, UCLA
Software engineer. Built real-time education platforms, led academics at a New York web dev. bootcamp. Passionate about sustainability, and working for a prosperous world. When not coding, plays drums and rocks out on stage.
Junior researcher in Lembaga Demografi (Demographic Institute), Universitas Indonesia. BA Economics, Universitas Indonesia.
Costa Rican coffee farm manger. Managed projects involving pineapple, oyster, mushrooms and Rambuhealth Antioxidants with Inversiones y Capitales Rotativos Icaro. Now supports Enveritas operations in Costa Rica. BA Economics, Texas Christian University.
Researcher in GfK Polonia, a market research institution. TA in statistics at the University of Economics in Katowice, Poland. MSc. Statistics, University of Economics in Katowice. Studied computing at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology in Ireland.
Raised on a fourth generation family farm. Production manager for one of the largest vertically integrated farms in North America. Worked on software solutions for large farming operations. BSc Agronomy, Cornell and MBA, Boston University.
Fourth-generation manager of a Guatemalan coffee estate. Managed agricultural training for 20,000+ coffee farmers. B. Agricultural Engineering, University of Florida and MBA, Valparaiso University.
20+ years in coffee; sourcing coffee in Tanzanian highlands, Cameroon country manager, Singapore trading desk, Specialty and Sustainability Manager Winterthur, Asia Pacific regional manager. 4C governance Council, VP Swiss Coffee Traders Association, Advisory Panel United Nations Forum for Sustainable Standards. Bsc Agriculure, Harper Adams University and MBA Rotterdam School of Management.
20 under 20 Thiel Fellow, Y Combinator fellow. Last startup Honeyinsured was built on her Harvard published research, cited in House and Senate testimonies. BA Applied Mathematics in Statistics and Computer Science, Harvard.
Lived and studied in Surabaya and Fez. Passionate about Islam, terrorism, civil rights and women’s issues. Interned with the Center for American Progress on National Security and International Policy. Can rope cattle from horseback when required. BA, Global Affairs Yale. Rhodes Scholar finalist.
Swiss banking sector for UBS, Credit Suisse, and Julius Bär. Child’s Dream foundation in Chiang Mai, Thailand. B. Business Admin. / International Management, University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe, Germany.
Coffee lover. Interned for coffee-tech company Bellwether Coffee, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Center for Environmental Health. BS in Society and Environment, UC Berkeley.
Stumptown Coffee Roasters lead educator and account manager. ELementary school teacher in the Marshall Islands. Loves to find creative ways to facilitate empowerment through education. BA Sustainable Development, Columbia.
J-PAL (Poverty Action Lab) in Jakarta and Cambridge (MA). Research and policy advocacy on poverty and social assistance in Indonesia. BA, Mathematics and MA, Economics from University of Indonesia. MPA, International Development from Harvard Kennedy School.
World Bank consultant. Worked in Latin America with J-PAL engaging with policymakers to inform social program design on scientific evidence. BSc Software and Industrial Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and MPA Economics and Development, Harvard Kennedy School
Ernst and Young, Assurance practice. BS and MS in Business and Accounting from NYU Stern School of Business.
McKinsey, London, focused on the technology sector. BSc, Computer Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussels and Msc, Computer Science, Oxford
Mathematician, philosopher, and former mountaineering guide. Alpinist in Patagonia. BSc Mathematics, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá. Independently studied via Consorsa: Machine learning (Stanford), Data Structures (UC San Diego), Data Science (Johns Hopkins), and Deep Learning (deeplearning.ai)
Bsc Software Engineering, Makerere University. After university volunteered with the Uganda Scout Association on various projects including “Water for Life” in rural areas and anti-malaria projects.
Managed the Digital Drum initiative in Uganda, Uganda Scouts Association Safe Water Project, Scouts Against Malaria, and Scouting for Peace. BA IT and Computer Science, Ndejje University. Specialized in computer networks, database design, and content management.
Worked in M&A at Lazard in NY. MSc Management, HEC Paris, and BSc, Mathematics, University College London. 2017’s most promising new student at the Naguru East Coast boxing club in Kampala (as rated by his Enveritas colleagues).
Peace Corps Volunteer, Peru. Worked in Mozambique and Honduras supporting smallholder farmers with TechnoSeve. BA Global Studies, University of North Carolina. MA International Development, Georgetown.
Engineer on a presidential campaign and a number of VC-backed startups. Authored a cook book. Enjoys good coffee, great engineering, and unearthing answers to curious questions. AB Computer Science and Visual Arts, Brown University.
McKinsey in Joburg, focused on the social and public sectors. Public health NGO in Tanzania. LLB, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa and MSc, Global Health, University of Sussex, UK.
Worked in the Industrials Group at Deutsche Bank in New York. BA History, Bowdoin College.
Led field operations work with One Acre Fund in Kenya and Malawi. Worked on reconstruction of the Andaman Islands following the 2004 tsunami. Architectural preservation work at Alcatraz and Yosemite’s Wawona Hotel. Impact measurement at Fair Trade USA. BS Architectural Engineering and MS Structural Engineering, Stanford.
Researcher at Brandeis and at the Steinhardt Social Research Institute, working on the meta-analysis team of the American Jewish Population Project. BA Applied Mathematics & Economics and MS Social Analysis & Research, Brown University.
Conducted agricultural investment mapping and linked smallholder farmers to export markets with Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA). Prior to ATA, worked in Tunis and Nairobi as a management consultant for the African Development Bank. BA Economics/Languages, Colorado College and MSc Development, SOAS, University of London. Longstanding passion for agrarian change and Ethiopiawi Electronic music.
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One Acre Fund, Kakamega Kenya, People Division Director. BA Political and Social Thought & Global Development Studies, University of Virginia.
An early employee at Sprig, a SF-based startup, where he scaled operations for healthy, locally sourced, organic meals. Started his own data insights company in the coffee supply chain. BA Economics, University of California Santa Barbara. Surfs when the swell permits.
McKinsey, Dubai. Started a Middle East fund. Led a financial transformation for a top university in Lebanon. Led the fundraising for four startups in New York. BE Mechanical Engineering, American University of Beirut and MPA Economics and Development, Harvard Kennedy School.
Grew up in a village in Bihar, India. Graduated Computer Science, IIT Delhi, and Management Education, IIM Calcutta. Interned with Microsoft Research at Cambridge and Bain. Former football journalist.
BNP Paribas Leveraged Finance. Believes data can greatly contribute to the impact of international development. BSc Mathematics, Pierre and Marie Curie University and Master's from HEC Paris.
Previous work includes applying a background in physics to problems in computer vision and folded engineering. Crafted software and web services in the commercial, defense, and research sectors, for organizations such as NASA. AB Literary Arts, Brown.
Previously a field researcher in Peru, Vanuatu, China, and Saudi Arabia. Was studying for a PhD at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World prior to joining Enveritas. BA, Anthropology UCLA.
Y Combinator fellow. Last startup Honeyinsured was built on his Harvard-published research. BA Applied Mathematics in Statistics and Computer Science, top 24 Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard.
Executive Assistant. Aviation and hospitality sectors. Owner/Manager 80 seat restaurant in Australia. B. Business Charles Sturt University Australia.
One Acre Fund in Kenya running agricultural trials. Volunteer teacher in Cambodia. Worked for Kiva and a Dutch horticultural company. BSc Economics & History, Loyola Marymount University in California.
Programmer, analyst, and automator. Built tech stacks at several startups. Managed risk analytics for some of the top financial firms. BSc Finance, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.
Citigroup - Equity Capital Markets in New York. Avid dancer, tennis fan, and Hamilton fanatic. BA Government & East Asian Studies, Harvard.
Organic certifier for BCS Ethiopia, Sustainability Advisor for TechnoServe, Coffee cooperative organizer. MA, Business Admin Leadstar College. BA, Finance & Development Economics Addis University College. General Agriculture Ambo College.
Grew up in Sumatra, picking coffee on his family’s small farm. Based in Jakarta with experience in community empowerment and policy advocacy. Masters, international affairs, Johns Hopkins in Washington. BA International Relations Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta.