Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi is Executive Vice President of the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET). In this role, she assumes broad strategic and leadership responsibilities, working across departments to bolster ACET programs and to strengthen collaboration and outreach with partners in both the public and private sectors. Mavis joined ACET having built a distinguished career over 25 years in international development. Born in Ghana, she is a political economist by training and a private sector development specialist. She previously worked at the UK Department for International Development (DFID), where she led the creation and implementation of DFID’s first private sector development strategies in a number of countries. More recently, she worked as the Director of Program Policy at Save the Children. In 2016, she joined a newly established NGO, the Power of Nutrition, as its Director of Investments, overseeing rapid growth across a dozen African and Asian countries. Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi holds an MPhil from the University of Sussex.