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Francesco Valente

Posted 19th February 2021

Francesco is an Investment Associate on the Risk Capital team at GIF. Prior to joining the team, Francesco was an advisor at Volta Capital where he worked with impact investors on the design of financial instruments and strategies to deploy impact capital. Previously, Francesco worked on the development impact evaluations team at CDC and was also based in Kenya for four years as a Senior Program Manager at One Acre Fund. In this capacity, he led the new markets research and strategy to expand One Acre Fund operations in West Africa and South-Asia and managed several innovations trials in Western Kenya. Francesco holds an MBA and a MSc in Economics.