Joseph is a development professional with 15+ years of experience in private sector development, innovation fund management, academia and development finance. He has worked with a wide variety of organizations including a university, a multilateral development bank, consulting firms, a PPP Agency, a commercial bank, among others. Having worked and/or lived in about 7 sub-Saharan African countries, he has gained a deeper understanding of the political economies of countries he had a chance to work and live in. This wide professional and geographic exposure have also enhanced his ability to effectively work with culturally diverse teams and organizations. He is a great communicator, fluent in Swahili, English and French.