Our Team

Lindsey Moore

CEO and Founder

Lindsey is a development economist with a focus on improving development outcomes through ai approaches...

Lindsey served as senior economist and foreign service officer at usaid for 10 years overseeing the design and management of $160 million in programs across 34 countries with direct oversight of $35 million in funds to catalyze private capital and promote inclusive growth. She is a research fellow at united nations university and holds an msc from the london school of economics in development economics and a ba from trinity college in political science.

Gloria Steele


Appointed by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr, on January 20, 2021, to serve as Acting Administrator, USAID...

Gloria Steele was a distinguished career member of the U.S. Government’s Senior Executive Service for over 18 years. Before retiring from Federal service, she served as the Acting Assistant Administrator and Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Asia from 2015 to 2020. Prior to those assignments, she served as USAID’s Mission Director for the Philippines, the Pacific Islands, and Mongolia, from 2010-2015, where she oversaw a program budget of over $500 million.

Allegra Piazza

Data & Insights Lead

Allegra is an experienced researcher with a focus on sustainability and environmental justice...

She holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental, Economic and Social Sustainability from ICTA-UAB specializing in Ecological Economics, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Sciences and Management from the UPF. She also has experience in Economic Forensic with Deloitte.

Chethika Gunasiri


Dr. Chethika Gunasiri is an Environmental professional specializing in sustainable cities and urban...

green space management. She holds a PhD in Sustainability Science from the Institute for the Advanced Study for Sustainability in United Nations University in Japan and holds M.Sc from the Chinese Culture University, Taiwan, MBA from University of Sri Jayewardenepure, Sri Lanka and B.Sc. from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Francis Atoyebi


Mr. Atoyebi is a Senior Data Scientist with experience implementing Artificial Intelligence Solutions...

for large firms and startups alike. At ExxonMobile, Mr. Atoyebi led data analytics for the Safety, Security, Health, and Environment Departments. At Kellogg’s, Mr. Atoyebi informed price increment decisions and managed investor reporting for over 79 major active individuals/groups. Mr. Atoyebi also Co-founded HOFT developers which employs AI to gamify learning experiences. Mr. Atoyebi has a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ilorin and is an expert in SQL, Python and multiple formsof Machine Learning algorithms.

Dr. Mindel van de Laar


Dr. Mindel van de Laar is head of the Capacity Development Office at United Nations...

University – MERIT and Maastricht University (The Netherlands). Since 2006 she had developed and directed educational programmes for working professionals in the field of Public Policy and Development. In her work, she implements and researches educational innovations with specific focus on lifelong learning practice. Mindel holds a PhD in economics and a MSc in International Economic Studies from Maastricht University.

Ana Victoria Rodriguez


Senior data scientist with a master's degree in statistics and operations research with a...

with a specialization in business and social statistics from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and 5+ years of experience building multiple Data Mining projects to solve challenging business problems in retail and banking. Passionate about looking for trends, behaviors and new opportunities through data.

Madhu Dissanayake


Madhu is a qualified professional with over 15 years of experience in community development and management in...

the fields of Education, Health, and Environmental Sustainability working for both corporate and non-corporate sectors. She is also the co-founder of a non-profit centring on environmental conservation in Sri Lanka.

Madhu has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Statistics, International Relations, and French and has further completed her Master’s in business administration from Cardiff Metropolitan University in Wales, UK.

Charles Moore


Charlie has over 20 years of experience working with startups as a CEO, CFO and Director of Corporate and Financial...

Planning. In addition to founding a Health Care consulting company, Charlie was also Executive Vice President of Paidos Healthcare, Administrator of Medical and Surgical Specialties at Harvard Community Health Plan, CFO of Boston University’s Health Policy Institute, and Director of Corporate and Financial Planning at New England Medical Center in Boston. Charlie has his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.

Hasan Tanveer Hossain Khan


Hasan has over 17 years in product development experience including leading engineering teams at WeWork...

Le Souk, Ubertweek, BeatDeck, Khadok, and Somewhere in. He has worked throughout the entire lifecycle of ventures, from ideation to exit, although he specializes in startup environments. His Mission is to build systems that improve lives.

Naduni Nayanathara


An Agricultural Economist with experience as a Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Business...

Management at the University of Peradeniya and also as a researcher on the World Bank funded AHEAD project on Village Tank Cascade Systems in Sri Lanka. Naduni has expertise in food security, trade, and agricultural policy analysis. She has a BSc in Agricultural Technology and Management and an MSC in Agricultural Economics from the University of Peradeniya.

Thusitha Dilshan


Dilshan is an environmental sustainability professional with a speciality in the tourism industry...

His research focuses on local community development and destination marketing. Dilshan is a PhD Fellow at Toyo University and has a Bachelor’s Degree from Toyo University as well as from Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka.

Elene Mamniashvili


Elene Mamniashvili is a data analyst and BI developer. She has worked with up to 10 successful local and international...

companies operating in the fields of online banking, iGaming, financial markets/economics, retail trade, marketing, foreign trade & foreign direct investments, and health insurance. Elene Mamniashvili has a Bachelor’s degree in Applied and Financial Mathematics from the Georgian Technical University and is an expert in different data management and visualization practices.

Naduni Nayanathara


Dasauni is an agriculture expert who has worked as as a researcher for the Word Bank and for the International...

 Rice Research Institute. She has a BSc in Agricultural Technology and and MPhil in Agricultural Economics.

Krishan Chanaka Wickramasinghe


Dr. Krishan Wickramasinghe is a Mechanical Engineer who is expertized...

in the fields of Sustainable Manufacturing and Agriculture Engineering. He holds a doctoral degree (PhD) in Mechanical Engineering from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan. Master`s degree in Manufacturing Engineering in Moratuwa University, Sri Lanka and Bachelor`s degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.

Jack grounds

Director of Partnerships

Jack brings a wealth of experience in sales, business development, and establishing successful partnerships across diverse....

sectors, including software development, tech services, and consulting He holds a master’s degree in international development from Aalborg University in Denmark, complemented by a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Kent in the UK. Jack’s expertise is further enriched by prior involvement in international development, where he conducted research on Alternative development for an international drug policy NGO in Brussels.

Hasitha Kalahe


Hasitha is a Project Engineer with over 6 years of experience in project management...

environmental engineering, hydrology, and business development. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Transportation, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. Hasitha plays a crucial role in data structuring and visualization.”

Karushna Jeyakumar

Digital Marketing Strategist

Karushna is a multifaceted professional with extensive expertise in marketing, sales, social media management...

and business development. Her focus on international development, sustainability, and AI solutions showcases her commitment to cutting-edge advancements. Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in Information Technology at the University of Moratuwa in Sri Lanka, her diverse skill set and academic pursuit reflect a dedicated approach to merging technology, business, and global progress.

Sonali Herath

Development Analyst

She is a dedicated professional who brings a wealth of expertise and commitment to the field of...

sustainable urban development. Her focus is on green infrastructure research, towards
flood-resilient cities. She has an M.Phil. in Geography from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka,
and a B.Sc. (Honors) degree in Town and Country Planning from University of Moratuwa, Sri
Lanka. She is currently reading for a Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Social Infrastructure at
Saitama University in Japan.

Ayman Aourik

Data Scientist

I am dedicated to distilling complex data into concise, actionable insights and ddeveloping cutting-edge...

And sustainable AI solutions. With a strong foundation in data analysis, Machine learning and a keen eye for detail.