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Andrew Devenport

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Chief Executive Officer

Local Address: London, United Kingdom
Company Description: Youth Business International operates as a network, giving us the maximum agility to tailor our support and respond to new challenges quickly. Youth Business...   more

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Network team | Youth Business International, 15 July 2014 [cached]
Andrew Devenport: Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer: Andrew Devenport
Andrew is Chief Executive of Youth Business International and leads the global network's efforts to help more young entrepreneurs start up in business. He is an expert on youth entrepreneurship around the world and works closely with YBI members on issues such as resourcing, operations and governance.
He focuses particularly on the strategic development of the global network and initiating and managing complex multi-stakeholder relationships across the world. Prior to joining YBI, Andrew spent 18 years in investment banking, most recently as a managing director at Goldman Sachs.
Day 4 at the Global Summit | Youth Business International, 15 July 2014 [cached]
As with the rest of the week the engagement and ideas presented by the network leaders was remarkable, with a huge range of opinions offered up to YBI CEO Andrew Devenport. The input of members and the content of the discussion were recorded and will go on to form a key strand of the YBI Strategic Plan for the next three years. DSC_8027
Before lunch Andrew brought the formal meetings of the 2013 Global Summit to an end. What had been without a doubt the most successful Summit ever had also been transformative for the network, both in terms of the recognising the unprecedented scale of our activities and the impact our members are having around the world.
Speaking at the event, Andrew Devenport, Youth Business International Chief Executive, said: "The calibre of all the finalists was superb but Sharad had the edge across the board, particularly due to the employment opportunities he has created.
BG Group and YBI announce $16 million partnership to help 15,000 young entrepreneurs around the world | Youth Business International, 15 July 2014 [cached]
(Image: YBI CEO Andrew Devenport signs the agreement with BG Group Chief Executive Chris Finlayson at the YBI Global Summit in London)
"The challenge of youth unemployment is not confined just to developing or just to developed countries, so it is very appropriate that our new partnership with BG Group has a broad geographic reach," said Andrew Devenport, Chief Executive of Youth Business International.
AndrewDevenport | Microfinance Now: ..., 25 July 2014 [cached]
AndrewDevenport | Microfinance Now: Andrew Devenport Developing Stories
Developing Stories
Microfinance Now: Andrew Devenport
Helping young people to realize their ambition, to give them confidence, to create businesses and to create employment has a cumulative effect, says Andrew Devenport, CEO of Youth Business International (YBI) in this short interview about youth entrepreneurship.
If you are able to help a young person on the road to success through entrepreneurship it can have a lasting impact on the individual, their household, and the community, says Devenport: "So I think it's a very efficient way to invest in the future by investing in youth.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch to support mentoring of young entrepreneurs in Brazil, Mexico and Russia | Youth Business International, 15 July 2014 [cached]
Andrew Devenport, Chief Executive of YBI, said: "Given our shared interest in providing opportunity for young people, particularly within employment and financial inclusion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and YBI are natural partners to work together to achieve impact in tackling the employment challenge faced by growing numbers of young people around the world."
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