Who's who in #globaldev: May 2018 appointments

John Kerry, former U.S. secretary of state. Photo by: kjcarrickIV / CC BY-NC-ND

The Rise Fund

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is now senior adviser at impact investing fund, The Rise Fund. His main task there will be to identify potential investments, but with a focus on developing its renewable energy portfolio.

In a Medium post, Kerry said private enterprises today have $50 trillion in investable capital, and are therefore a “crucial resource” in addressing many of the world’s development challenges.

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    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.