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Dr. Simon Winter

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Senior Vice President, Developmen...

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Local Address:  Washington DC , District of Columbia , United States
TechnoServe Inc
1120 19Th Street, NW, 8Th Floor
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20036
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1968, TechnoServe helps entrepreneurial men and women in poor rural areas of the developing world to build businesses that provide jobs, income and...   more
Background

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D. , development economics
    School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London
  • PhD , Economics
    SOAS
  • PhD , economics
    London University's School of Oriental and African Studies
  • bachelor's degree , economics
    Bristol University
  • master's degree , development economics
    University of East Anglia
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Simon Win­ter is ...
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Simon Win­ter is TechnoServe's Senior Vice Pres­i­dent of Devel­op­ment. He is respon­si­ble for lead­ing strat­egy, thought lead­er­ship, and busi­ness and pro­gram devel­op­ment. He is also respon­si­ble for man­ag­ing and incu­bat­ing inno­v­a­tive pro­grams, includ­ing around cap­i­tal access for SMEs. Pre­vi­ously he was Regional Direc­tor for Africa. He joined Tech­noServe in 2003.
Simon Win­ter is TechnoServe's Senior Vice Pres­i­dent of Devel­op­ment. He is respon­si­ble for lead­ing strat­egy, thought lead­er­ship, and busi­ness and pro­gram devel­op­ment. He is also respon­si­ble for man­ag­ing and incu­bat­ing inno­v­a­tive pro­grams, includ­ing around cap­i­tal access for SMEs. Pre­vi­ously he was Regional Direc­tor for Africa. He joined Tech­noServe in 2003. Simon was a man­age­ment con­sul­tant with McK­in­sey and Com­pany (1998-2003) dur­ing which he co-led the firm's inter­na­tional devel­op­ment prac­tice. He worked as an eco­nomic plan­ner for the Botswana gov­ern­ment, and a devel­op­ment con­sul­tant in South­ern Africa. He started his career with Bar­clays Bank plc in the UK, Cote d'Ivoire and Aus­tralia. Simon is cur­rently a Senior Fel­low at the Mossavar-Rahmani Cen­ter for Busi­ness and Gov­ern­ment at Harvard's Kennedy School, and tak­ing a six month sab­bat­i­cal from Tech­noServe. He is a found­ing Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee mem­ber of the Aspen Net­work for Devel­op­ment Entre­pre­neurs (ANDE), a Board Mem­ber of Root Cap­i­tal, a steer­ing com­mit­tee mem­ber of the Ini­tia­tive for Small­holder Finance, and a mem­ber of the Trans­for­ma­tion Lead­ers Net­work of the World Eco­nomic Forum's New Vision for Agri­cul­ture.
"In the short-term, we should look ...
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"In the short-term, we should look for cleaner energy solutions, such as solar-powered irrigation systems to pump water when rivers go dry," Simon Winter, a researcher at Technoserve, which develops solutions to support farmers, told IRIN.
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"In the short-term, we should look for cleaner energy solutions, such as solar-powered irrigation systems to pump water when rivers go dry," Simon Winter, a researcher at Technoserve, which develops solutions to support farmers, told IRIN.
Our Team | TechnoServe - Business Solutions to Poverty
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Simon Winter
Senior Vice President, Development
Our Team | Root Capital
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Simon Winter SVP Development, TechnoServe Inc.
As TechnoServe's Senior Vice President of Development, Simon is responsible for leading and managing strategy and strategic planning, knowledge management, thought leadership and program development. He is also responsible for managing and incubating innovative programs, such as access to finance for small- and medium-sized businesses. Previously he was TechnoServe's regional director for Africa. He joined TechnoServe in 2003.
Before joining TechnoServe, Simon acquired business advisory and strategic skills as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, where he co-led the firm's international development practice. Prior to that, he learned about practical development solutions while working as an economic planner for the Botswana government and a development consultant in southern Africa. He also worked in finance and banking with Barclays Bank plc in the United Kingdom, Côte d'Ivoire and Australia.
Simon is a founding Executive Committee member of the Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), a member of the Advisory Board of NextBillion.net, and Board Member of the East African Leadership Initiative Foundation. He holds a Ph.D. in development economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, a master's degree in development economics from the University of East Anglia and a bachelor's degree in economics from Bristol University. Simon is a native of the U.K.
Our Team | Root Capital
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Simon Winter SVP Development, TechnoServe Inc.
As TechnoServe's Senior Vice President of Development, Simon is responsible for leading and managing strategy and strategic planning, knowledge management, thought leadership and program development. He is also responsible for managing and incubating innovative programs, such as access to finance for small- and medium-sized businesses. Previously he was TechnoServe's regional director for Africa. He joined TechnoServe in 2003.
Before joining TechnoServe, Simon acquired business advisory and strategic skills as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, where he co-led the firm's international development practice. Prior to that, he learned about practical development solutions while working as an economic planner for the Botswana government and a development consultant in southern Africa. He also worked in finance and banking with Barclays Bank plc in the United Kingdom, Côte d'Ivoire and Australia.
Simon is a founding Executive Committee member of the Aspen Network for Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), a member of the Advisory Board of NextBillion.net, and Board Member of the East African Leadership Initiative Foundation. He holds a Ph.D. in development economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, a master's degree in development economics from the University of East Anglia and a bachelor's degree in economics from Bristol University. Simon is a native of the U.K.
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