Dr. Ricardo Acosta I.

United States

Summary

• High performing executive, skilled manager, policy maker and advisor with twenty nine years of experience in the fields of sustainable economic, social and agricultural development, government and public policy, strategic management, and marketing and trade systems, higher education, science, technology and innovation policy, and natural resource management. Unique combination of expertise in policy making and academia, and top level negotiations and fund raising, capacity development, public sector reform and industry development, and technical assistance programs to DCs in Africa, Asia and Latin America, with a proven record of unprecedented accomplishments. • Exceptional experience in formulating and managing complex projects involving inter and multi-disciplinary teams. A talent for analyzing problems, developing and simplifying frameworks and procedures, and finding innovative solutions to increase business and government performance. • Dynamic leader and team builder, consistently motivating, inspiring and directing people towards success. Pragmatic manager and skillful communicator and facilitator able to strengthen institutional capacity through team work, organizational development, knowledge-sharing and knowledge-based organization, and establishment of a network of collaborative partnerships in diverse settings between people, institutions and governments. • Outstanding productivity as strategist, negotiator and program leader. Proven senior-level experience in executive decision and policy-making, analytical and advisory work, strategic business planning, financial and aid management, innovation and sustainable development.

Experience

  • development
  • public administration
  • economic policy
  • competitiveness
  • education
  • mexico
  • liberia
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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