Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi has 20 years of international development experience in Africa, Asia and Eastern Caribbean. Her portfolio includes: leading multi-sectoral teams in both government and non-governmental organisations to develop programmes in the social and private sectors in over 16 countries; providing technical advice to governments in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean on economic and social policies; facilitating the first national private sector development Strategies in Ghana and Tanzania; and successfully managing economic development portfolios exceeding $400m in a number countries.
Prior to joining The Power of Nutrition she was the Director for Programme Policy and Quality (PPQ) at Save the Children UK where she led the team of technical experts responsible for ensuring Save the Children developed and implemented a portfolio of high quality programmes. Mavis worked with the UK Department for International Development for 14 years as a Private Sector Development Specialist. In her last role at the Department, she was responsible for setting DFID’s policy direction on private sector development (PSD) and managing a team of technical specialists that provided advice to key partners in developing countries, the international community and the UK government.