Senior Vice President, U.K. Division Jeff Wuorinen
Jeffrey Wuorinen is a development professional with nearly two decades of experience spanning 90 countries and most technical disciplines. As senior vice president of Chemonics’ U.K. Division, he is responsible for all aspects of development program design and delivery for U.K. clients, including the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Department for International Development (DFID). He also leads engagement with British and regional suppliers, particularly small businesses, NGOs, and academic institutions. Prior to launching the U.K. Division, he led Chemonics’ Middle East and North Africa regional business unit. During his tenure there, he reestablished Chemonics’ service offerings to Her Majesty’s Government, beginning with successive iterations of DFID’s Syria education programs. An expert in infrastructure development and governance, Mr. Wuorinen also leads Chemonics’ Water, Energy, and Sustainable Cities Practice, which coordinates the company’s built environment and infrastructure services. He began his career at a boutique infrastructure finance consultancy, advising donors, international finance institutions, national and sub-national governments, and the United Nations system. Upon the firm’s acquisition by a leading architecture and engineering firm, he managed its integration and the combined public-private partnership consulting services group. Mr. Wuorinen holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and international studies from Saint Louis University.