Caroline Kende-Robb

Executive Director, Africa Progress Panel

Ms. Caroline Kende-Robb is the Executive Director of the Africa Progress Panel. She previously worked at the World Bank for nine years as a senior manager and technical expert for the Sustainable Development Network in the regions of Africa, Europe and Central Asia, and East Asia. Ms Kende-Robb began her career in management with five years in the private sector before joining the development community as a Business and Community Development Advisor in a small rural fishing community in The Gambia with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO). She then served as West Africa Field Director for the NGO Africa Now, and worked for the UNDP country team in The Gambia as the Poverty Alleviation Focal Point.