Global expert in trade, development and multi-sector development partnerships
Carlo Dade is a recognized global expert in trade, development and multi-sector development partnerships. He is a Senior Fellow in the School of International Development and Global Studies at the University of Ottawa focusing on the role of private sector actors – diasporas and private companies – in international development. He was Executive Director of the Canadian Foundation for the Americas, (FOCAL) managing programs in diasporas/Transnationalism, CSR and Canadian engagement in Haiti. Mr. Dade managed development and public-private partnership portfolios in Haiti and the Dominican Republicfor the Inter-American Foundation an independent U.S. government aid agency. He was a founding member of the Enterprise Research Institute, a Washington D.C.-based private sector development and CSR think tank. Mr. Dade started his career in the Latin American and Caribbean Region Technical Department of the World Bank. He is currently leading a major trade and development thinktank.