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Patricia McCall

Chief Corporate Affairs and Strategy Officer

Patricia McCall is Winrock International’s chief corporate affairs and global strategy officer. She leads Winrock’s efforts to develop impact investment programs, private sector engagement, Net Zero Climate Services as well as Winrock’s development outreach and relationships with philanthropic donors. McCall has more than 20 years of international experience in philanthropy advising, investment management, economic development, regulatory reform and education. She has developed private-public partnerships, led policy institutes and designed investments and initiatives to maximize return and impact. She has worked in the United States, the Middle East and the United Kingdom. McCall has a background in philanthropy, impact investing and global development. She worked for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Cairo, guided philanthropic programming for several family-led foundations in the Middle East, and led the Center for Economic Growth at the INSEAD campus in Abu Dhabi, Europe’s leading graduate school of business. She also spent five years in investment management as a portfolio debt and equity analyst at a leading emerging markets fund management company. McCall holds a Masters in International Affairs (MIA) with a concentration on Economic and Political Development from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and a B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia. She is a Non-Executive Board Member of i(x) Net Zero plc an investment company focused environmental impact; board member of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights UK and on the Advisory Board of Box Media. She also served on the board of World Child Cancer US.

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