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Joyjit Deb Roy

Acting President and Chief Executive Officer

Joyjit Deb Roy is Winrock’s Acting President and Chief Executive Officer. He served previously as Winrock’s chief global programs and development officer, responsible for oversight of a broad portfolio of programs including the Agriculture, Resilience & Water, Human Rights, Education & Empowerment, Clean Energy & Environment, U.S. Programs and other groups. Deb Roy also has worked closely for more than eight years with Winrock’s vice president of global programs, supervising other units including AGILE ─ Winrock’s monitoring, evaluation, research and learning team ─ and the New Business group, to ensure that the organization’s mission, goals and programmatic priorities are maintained and achieved. Before joining Winrock, he was a managing director at ACDI/VOCA, where he supported global projects focused on agribusiness, enterprise development, climate change, food security and other initiatives. He has implemented projects for government clients including USAID, USDA, and USDOL; for multilateral development banks including the World Bank; and foundations and private sector partners. A native of India, he has worked in more than 38 countries across Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. He earned a master’s in public administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, with a specialization in international economics and public finance, and completed a master’s in history from Delhi University in India.

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