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Alexander Dixon

Practice Lead, Senior Director, Finance, Investment, & Trade

Alex currently serves MCC's Finance, Investment, and Trade Practice Lead and Senior Director.

Prior to MCC, he served as the Executive Director of Aspen’s Diaspora Investment Alliance (DIA), a Senior Advisor to USAID, the Vice President for Africa at the Small Enterprise Assistance Fund (SEAF), and ran his own entrepreneurial venture, the Drews, Borroughs & Co., a private consulting firm that developed ventures in affordable housing and the adult beverage industry. Before his entrepreneurial career, Alex served as the Chief Operating Officer for Automated Business Systems and Services (ABSS), an IT Technology firm that provides consulting and system development services to public sector clients throughout the US.

Prior to joining ABSS, Alex was in the US Government's Senior Executive Service and served as the Managing Director of the Enterprise Development Fund at the African Development Foundation (ADF). During his tenure at ADF, he spearheaded several landmark initiatives, including the US Government's partnership with the Government of Ghana and global technical assistance partnership with Accenture. Before his appointment with ADF, Alex served as the Deputy Managing Director of Framlington Asset Management and the manager of the West Africa Growth Fund (The Fund). The Fund was an IFC-sponsored investment fund managed from Cote d'Ivoire that made equity investments in Francophone Africa. Prior to joining Framlington, Alex established a brokerage and investment banking firm, Gold Coast Securities, in Accra, Ghana. He also served as the Director of Pennsylvania Technology Transfer Center, responsible for the commercialization of emerging advanced technologies and managing a strategic investment fund. He began his career as a global commodities trader with the Louis Dreyfus Corporation.

  • Africa
  • Europe, Asia and the Pacific
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Finance, Investment & Trade
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • El Salvador
  • Ethiopia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Kenya
  • Kosovo
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Sri Lanka
  • Timor-Leste
  • The Gambia