Phil Broughton

Senior Director, Agriculture, Resilience & Water

Phil Broughton, Winrock’s Senior Director of Agriculture, Resilience and Water, has led seven USAID-funded projects focused on market systems and agribusiness development, banking and finance, and government policy reform. He has lived and worked in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East for more than 25 years. Broughton most recently led Winrock’s successful KISAN and KISAN II projects in Nepal, focused on increasing the resilience, inclusiveness and sustainability of agricultural income growth through implementation of a market systems development approach. Previously, he led the NEAT Project in Nepal, a $23 million activity to improve the efficiency of tea, lentil, ginger and vegetable value chains, increase food security, enhance access to finance, and strengthen the policy environment for business; a $30 million project in Ghana to increase export industry performance, financing and innovation by strengthening selected agricultural value chains and improving the business enabling environment; and a $20 million project in Uganda to improve the efficiency and profitability of coffee and cotton value chains, enhance the access of MSMEs to financing, and strengthen the legal and regulatory framework for business. Phil started his professional career in finance and worked as a banker in the United States, Africa and Latin America before spending more than 10 years with FINCA International targeting micro and small enterprises. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Northeastern University, and is fluent in Spanish.

 

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