Joyjit Deb Roy
Joyjit Deb Roy is Winrock’s Senior Vice President of Programs. Prior to joining Winrock, Deb Roy was a managing director at ACDI/VOCA, where he supported global projects focused on agribusiness, enterprise development, climate change, food security and other initiatives. His industry expertise includes the food processing and agriculture sectors, trade and investment, as well as transport, logistics and supply-chain sectors. Deb Roy has implemented projects for a variety of partners including the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the World Bank. A native of India, Deb Roy has worked in more than 30 countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, Russia, Egypt, Kenya, Rwanda and Colombia. He previously worked as an economist for the Louis Berger Group and managed the Africa and Asia practice for the CARANA Corporation. He earned a master’s in public administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, with a specialization in international economics and public finance and completed a master’s in history from Delhi University in India.