Michel Russo

Associate Program Officer, Africa

Michel Russo is an Associate Program Officer for Africa focusing on private sector representation, anti-corruption training, and informal economy development in Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, and Zimbabwe. He plays an integral role in program delivery, working closely with the field-based staff to implement activities and achieve high-level outcomes. Michel is passionate about SME growth and financial literacy initiatives. He has experience working with a number non-profits both domestically and internationally in the fields of education, healthcare, and low-income community development. Michel holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and International Business with language study in Swahili from the University of Georgia.