16 August 2018
We are pleased to announce the appointment of former PwC director Freddy Bob-Jones as our new Africa Director.
Freddy will lead WYG’s international development work across Africa from our Nairobi office in Kenya, focusing on infrastructure for growth and development, as well as climate resilience and governance projects.
At PwC, Freddy advised private and public sector clients on international development, strategy, and operations issues. He brings over 17 years’ experience managing and delivering complex programmes in a variety of countries, including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, and Iraq.
Freddy commented on his appointment: “It is a fantastic time to be in Africa, as the continent continues to grow its diverse economies and societies. WYG is a long-term partner in Africa’s growth narrative and I look forward to working to expand our capabilities across the continent.”
As a trained economist, Freddy has worked on multiple donor-funded international development projects centring on economic development, public governance reform, and digital in development issues. He also holds experience working as an economic advisor in UK government departments, such as DFID, HM Treasury, and the Home Office.
Jesper Damgaard, Managing Director, International Development, WYG, said: “Freddy’s appointment is an important move for WYG as we take steps to further enhance our growing capabilities and expertise in Africa. His extensive knowledge of the African market and global experience with international development and donor-funded projects make him a valuable addition to the team.”
To reach out to Freddy, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.