Keith Wright is the Executive Director of the Millennium Water Alliance and founder of Thrive Global, LLC. Keith has more than 20 years of operational and management experience running complex development and business projects across Africa. He has worked at the community level as well as at leadership roles at the country, regional, global and corporate levels. His experience includes governance leadership in one of Kenya's leading micro-finance banks and as president of a $150 million global organization with nearly 3,000 staff in 26 countries. Keith lived in Africa for over 11 of those years. He earned a M.S. degree in economic development from Eastern University and a B.A. degree in political science from the University of Mary Washington.
Keith has provided innovative strategy, project design, management, and implementation leadership across a wide range of sectors on the continent including but not limited to finance, insurance, marketing and product design for local consumers, production and sales market value chains, infrastructure, energy, conservation, agriculture, housing, education, health, leadership training, governance, security, risk management and governance.