Bob has more than 25 years of experience designing, managing, and evaluating USAID and multilateral economic development programs. Previously, he was Fintrac's senior vice president.
Andrew provides technical, research, and grants support. Previously, he supported USG-funded economic development and education programs and served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cape Verde and Mozambique.
Elisa provides research, technical, and grants support to the mission partnerships. Previously, she provided operational and subaward management support to climate change initiatives in Southeast Asia and Africa.
Kate provides financial, compliance, and client management support and manages the program's systems and operations. She has a decade of experience in agriculture and has worked in East Africa and Latin America.
Jamie is responsible for Partnering for Innovation's communication strategy and implementation. Some of her previous accomplishments include successfully developing and executing agricultural and organizational development projects by working with multicultural, multi-stakeholder teams in rural Tanzania.
Robert provides strategic analysis and program management to investors, venture firms, and commercial companies who sell agriculture technology to smallholder farmers. He has more than two decades of experience in advising businesses on how to succeed in emerging markets.
Matthew has an extensive 20-year career in both commercial business and agricultural international development program leadership. He holds an International MBA.
Brenna oversees program investments by establishing and managing the competitive solicitation process, negotiating performance targets, and managing private sector partnerships. Previously, she was based in the West Bank on the USAID-funded Investment Climate Improvement project.
Laura identifies and develops knowledge management and communication strategies in support of Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation's goals and activities, and builds learning communities that strengthen commercial solutions to development challenges.
Mark provides research, technical and grants support. He has more than six years' experience providing management, technical, and grants support to agriculture market development programs in Africa and South Asia.
Hanna provides operational, communications, and subaward management support to FTF-PI staff. She has prior experience supporting multiple projects operating in Central America as an intern with Fintrac, and holds degrees in international development and mass communication and journalism.