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Alex Dixon

Managing Director Finance, Investment and Trade, Millenium Challenge Corporation

Biography

Alex currently serves as the head of MCC’s Finance, Investment and Trade group. MCC was founded as an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency in 2004, MCC provides competitively selected, well-performing developing countries with large-scale grants to fund country-led solutions for reducing poverty through sustainable economic growth. MCC sets clear and transparent criteria for country selection based on ruling justly, investing in people and economic freedom. MCC’s investment is called a compact and is identified and designed in partnership with partner country governments. With portfolio of over $11.5 billion, the Millennium Challenge Corporation consistently expands the frontiers of development effectiveness.

Alex previously served as the Executive Director of Aspen’s Diaspora Investment Alliance (DIA). DIA’s mission is to serve as an umbrella organization for the dissemination of Diaspora products and services that seek to spawn capital flows for investments and philanthropic causes. Prior to Aspen, Alex was a Senior Advisor to USAID, where he assisted USAID's missions and private investors with investment structuring and negotiations related to Power Africa. Prior to this position, he was the Vice President for Africa at the Small Enterprise Assistance Fund (SEAF). SEAF is a global private equity firm that specializes in small business investing through its global offices.