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Managing Director, Supply Chain Innovation and Growth Joshua Leland
Joshua Leland is a development professional with two decades of experience designing and delivering solutions to complex development challenges in Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe. As managing director for Chemonics’ Supply Chain Innovation and Growth, he currently leads preparations for the next generation of global health supply chain initiatives. In prior strategic leadership roles, he helped launch and lead Chemonics new UK division, established and led the company’s Corporate Partnerships Practice, and founded its Blockchain for Development Solutions Lab to combat poverty, improve humanitarian supply chain management, and increase aid effectiveness. For two years he led and grew the company’s former West and Central Africa division. He has served in both field and head office positions providing technical and management support to local economic development and governance programs in Eastern Europe. Josh holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A. in history from Bates College.