CEO, Josh Powell, Appointed to MCC’s Advisory Council

November 10, 2020
Development Gateway

Development Gateway is pleased to announce that CEO, Josh Powell, has been appointed to the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) Advisory Council for the 2020-2022 term. The Advisory Council is a 25 member group of “business leaders, economic development experts, and representatives of advocacy and non-profit organizations,” which provides guidance and feedback to MCC.

Of the appointment, Josh said, “I have long been an admirer of MCC’s rigorous, innovative, and collaborative approach to development. MCC is unique among development agencies in the US and globally, with its combined leadership in transparency, monitoring and evaluation, and innovative financing and operational models. Continuing to ensure MCC’s vanguard position will require ongoing improvements in the way that it generates and uses data and evidence, and supports partners in deploying emerging technology to drive development outcomes. MCC’s governance mandate similarly requires continued evolution as governments globally face unprecedented challenges, with a need for transparent, participatory approaches to solving the problems of the pandemic and post-pandemic era.”

Read MCC’s press release for more information.


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