Jamil Wyne

Co-Founder, Riffle Ventures; Co-Lead, Oxford Climate Tech Initiative

Jamil Wyne is a specialist in climate technology and investment in emerging markets, focusing on venture capital, entrepreneurship ecosystems, and climate finance, among other sectors. He spent his career working with development finance institutions, impact investment firms, and technology startups, including the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, United Nations, Schmidt Futures, Clean Energy Venture Group, Oxford University, World Wildlife Fund, Wamda, Ashoka, and Mercy Corps. Wyne is a founder of the Climate Tech Bootcamp, a global platform supporting early stage founders, and a co-founder of Riffle Ventures, a company supporting the creation of high-impact venture studios. He has advised governments on their climate tech and climate finance strategies and is also an investor in multiple climate tech startups. Wyne helped to build funds and technology ecosystems in a range of countries, including Jordan, Greece, Serbia, Singapore, Oman, Ukraine, Egypt, Japan, Kuwait, Iraq, and Bangladesh. He is currently a fellow at the Truman National Security Project and an On Deck Climate Tech Fellow. Wyne was a Fulbright Fellow, a fellow at New America, and an adjunct professor at the George Washington University. His work has been featured or cited in publications by Stanford Social Innovation Review, the World Economic Forum, the World Bank, the United Nations, McKinsey, TechCrunch, The Wall Street Journal, Innovations Magazine, Al Jazeera, the Brookings Institution, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as university curricula and books. Wyne has an MBA from Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires, an MA from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a BA from Bowdoin College.

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