Nicole Reynolds is a Brussels-based consultant working on issues in global development, entrepreneurship, sustainability, and digital policy. She recently co-authored a study entitled Digitising Agrifood: Pathways and Challenges in collaboration with the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) examining how digital technologies can optimize the agrifood chain, reducing agriculture’s impact on the environment, while providing adequate food for all.
Nicole has over 20 years of experience in the private sector and global development as an investment adviser, policy analyst, and technical adviser for corporations, international donors, and investor groups globally. She is the Managing Partner of Acadia Development Group, which specializes in creating scalable solutions for sustainable social impact in agribusiness, ICT, and power. Clients include USAID, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the US Department of Defense. Previously she was an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney in New York and London and has held positions at NBC/General Electric and Primedia Software-on-Demand in corporate and business development. Nicole holds a Master of International Affairs in International Finance from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.