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Chris Jurgens


Senior Advisor

As a Director for Omidyar Network’s Reimagining Capitalism team, Chris leads the firm’s strategy and portfolio of work focused on how corporations and capital markets can contribute to a more inclusive capitalism.  He also oversees Impact Investing field building strategy and portfolio, focused on increasing the reach and effectiveness of the impact investing industry.  He serves in advisory and/or governance roles for ANDE, Blue Haven Initiative, the Catalytic Capital Consortium, the Collaborative for Frontier Finance, Social Finance US, the Tipping Point Fund, and the US Alliance for Impact Investing. 

Prior to joining Omidyar, Chris was Director of Private Sector Partnerships at USAID’s Global Development Lab. He was also a Partner at Accenture, and served as Director of Global Programs for Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP), the firm’s international development consulting practice.  

Chris has a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and a B.A. in economics and international studies from Miami University, where he was a Truman Scholar.