John Maris is Managing Director of DAI Capital, our investment arm. DAI Capital is building on DAI’s long-standing frontier market pedigree and in-depth market knowledge to catalyze much-needed private investment fund flows, both within and into frontier markets.

John previously served as Director of the Project Management Unit in our Europe office, where he provided strategic guidance to large-scale programmes for clients including the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID), the European Commission, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the World Bank. John joined DAI from Relief International, where he was Senior Vice President for Programs. Prior to that he worked for tech startup Aeromesh, private equity firm H.I.G. Capital, and in the corporate strategy department of The Walt Disney Company.

Devex interviews John Maris in October 2019 about DAI Capital.



Doug McLean

Doug McLean provides strategic management and operational support to priority projects and countries and is part of the Sustainable Business Group technical leadership support team in areas related to innovation program design, management of accelerators, small business development, coding, and access to finance.

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