Chief Finance and Strategy Officer
Jane Sun Choi joined as Making Waves Foundation’s Chief Finance and Strategy Officer in July 2021. In this role, she manages the financial well-being, as well as the strategic alignment and initiatives, of the foundation. Jane is currently an international development consultant to Duke University’s Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE). She was most recently the CSO and CFO of myAgro, a financial technology social enterprise working with smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. In these roles, she helped scale the organization from 16,000 to 89,000 farmers over five years. She also managed the finance and audit teams across four countries, in addition to the relationships with various international donors and investors. Prior to myAgro, Jane helped two social enterprises in Haiti grow and transition from start-up to scalable business. Before Haiti, Jane was the Country Finance Manager for a French humanitarian NGO in Jordan and in Pakistan. In that role, she managed a €25MM budget in some of the most remote parts of the world. Before her transition to international development, Jane worked in New York in risk management and investments. Jane holds an MS in Actuarial Science from Columbia University, a BS in Quantitative Finance from James Madison University, and a Postgraduate Diploma from Oxford University. Jane believes that educational access can transform communities and is the key to unlocking solutions to many of the world’s largest problems. She looks forward to making an impact in this space with the Making Waves Foundation.