The Power of Nutrition team is delighted to announce the appointment of Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi. As the incoming Director, Head of Investments, Mavis will assume responsibility for ensuring the quality and quantity of investments that The Power of Nutrition makes to help children to realise their full potential. Her appointment is effective as of May 2016.
A political economist by training and private sector development specialist, Mavis joins the team after a distinguished career in international development that includes extensive experience running economic and social development projects and programmes in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.
She most recently served as Director of Programme Policy and Quality for Save the Children UK, and was previously the Head of Profession for Private Sector Development at the UK’s Department of International Development. Mavis is a Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow with an MPhil from the University of Sussex.