Frances has over 35 years of investment experience in developing and developed markets. Most of her work has been in emerging markets, particularly in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. Her experience covers a range of financial activities, including corporate finance, private equity, investment management, debt restructuring and development of proprietary financial products. Frances has worked most recently as a Senior Investment and Risk Officer at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, with responsibility for agency-level investment processes, risk management, portfolio analysis and strategic planning. Prior to that, she was a Senior Policy Adviser to the Undersecretary for International Affairs at the U.S. Treasury, having previously spent eight years at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), where she focused on direct investment and corporate finance.
Other current positions: Frances is currently the Chief Investment Officer for the CDC Group. In this capacity, she is responsible for managing CDC's investment decision-making process and chairing the Investment Committee.
Joined AgDevCo: September 2015