Prior to joining CDC, Colin held senior positions at the Children's Investment Fund Foundation, the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the International Finance Corporation. After the Russo-Georgian war of 2008, he advised the Prime Minister of Georgia on the country's economic reconstruction.
Prior to his work in international development, Colin practiced as a US attorney and a UK solicitor in Boston and London.
Prior to joining CDC, Jen was Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Kiron Global Strategies and was previously Director of Booz Allen Hamilton’s offices across Africa and Eurasia, responsible for developing the firm’s International Development and Cooperation portfolio, including projects supporting various local government institutions in Africa and Asia, the World Bank, the US Agency for International Development, and the US Millennium Challenge Corporation.
Jen is a licensed attorney in New York, and holds an MA in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
Previously Jonny worked at Social Finance Ltd, a non-profit organisation focussed on advice and capital raising for social sector organisations, where he primarily worked on social impact bonds and impact investments in the health sector. Prior to this Jonny spent six years at CDC, investing into and monitoring fund investments in Africa. His earlier career was with Hewitt Associates in their investment consultancy division.
Jonny is a CFA Charterholder and holds an MBA from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics with Study in Continental Europe from the University of Bristol.
Prior to joining CDC, Cyrielle was a strategy consultant with Accenture, engaging on various projects in both public and private organisations.
Cyrielle holds a Masters from Sciences Po Paris and an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Oxford, for which she undertook extensive research on the role of the private sector in economic development, with a focus on Africa.