Mr. John Wasielewski

Senior Adviser, Power Africa

Mr. Wasielewski is an advisor to financial institutions, emerging market funds, governments, and foundations on mobilizing private forms of investment financing for a wide range of development efforts. He was the founding Director of the Office of Development Credit (ODC) at USAID, which promotes the US government’s use of credit in connection with local private-sector lending for development projects. More recently, Mr. Wasielewski contributed to the establishment of the African Guaranty Fund (AGF), a new vehicle to stimulate lending to small and medium enterprises across Africa. Mr. Wasielewski received his Master of Science in Planning and Administration from Boston University.