David Smith
Country - UK / British

  • Development economist and a Founder of Triple Line Consulting, with 30 staff based in London. 
  • Was Executive Director of IPE Africa with responsibility for IPE operations in Africa 2015-17 with offices in Nairobi and Addis Ababa. 
  • Experience in the design, review, evaluation, and management of development assistance programs for Government, International Agencies, Foundations, and the private sector including business /investment plans for companies.
  • He has worked with a number of programs to stimulate poverty-reducing commercial activity and financial inclusion in developing countries including the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund, the Enterprise Challenge Fund (Australia/Pacific); the MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity, and the Gates, Shell, and Nike Foundations.