Will Rogers

Fall 2016

Will is currently serving as Program Director for CGD, overseeing implementation of agricultural development programs across Africa. Will is an experienced international development and consulting professional with over 13 years working in agricultural development program management, donor engagement, program design, value chain analysis, competitive landscape assessment, market entry strategy, adjacency analysis, product positioning and strategic intelligence. Will has experience working with Fortune 500 companies and leading private foundations in the agriculture, industrial, technology and consumer sectors. He has an enthusiasm for Food and Ag Technology and is eager to use his consulting abilities to find innovative ways of identifying and deploying these new solutions to aid development efforts in emerging economies. Will has lived and worked in Western Europe, China, Southeast Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa. Most recently, he was based in Accra, Ghana where he managed programs across West Africa focused on designing new value chain models for staple grains and RTB (roots, tubers and bananas) crops.