Jean-Michel Voisard

Senior research technical advisor

Jean-Michel Voisard

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Public Accountancy, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commericales, Montreal

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Jean-Michel Voisard specializes in building local and export food supply chains in developing countries. Based in Senegal, Mr. Voisard coordinates with local partners dedicated to creating sustainable and inclusive market systems. He has extensive experience in introducing technical innovations and designing value chain initiatives in agribusiness, especially in sub-Saharan Africa.

Previously, Mr. Voisard served as Chief of Party of the Feed the Future Senegal Naatal Mbay project, which has helped more than 100,000 smallholder grain producers become more self-sufficient. His background includes additional work in the food and agriculture sector in Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, and Ivory Coast. He also served as director of financial reporting for Cirque du Soleil and as vice president of Geomar International.