Jeffrey C. Fine

Mr. Jeffrey C. Fine is a leading practitioner in the field of tertiary research, training and innovation. A former Executive Director and architect of the International Development Research Centre’s (IDRC) African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Mr. Fine more recent activities include work on research and post-graduate education networks in Sub-Saharan Africa (Partnership for Higher Education in Africa), development of business school  education in Sub-Saharan Africa and its application to service delivery (International Finance Corporation and the Global Business School Network), initiation of a governance research and post-graduate education initiative for Sub-Saharan Africa (Department for International Development, UK), design of growth policy centre in Nepal (Department for International Development, UK), and design of an initiative to strengthen economic policy research in underserved regions in South Asia, Central Asia, Southern Africa and the Middle East(World Bank).