Joshua LelandJoshua Leland is an international development and business development professional with more than 14 years of experience creating partnerships to design and deliver solutions to complex international development and sustainability challenges. He has managed numerous economic development and local governance programs and led business development initiatives across Africa, Asia, and Central and Eastern Europe. As business development director for Corporate Partnerships he leads all outreach, proposal development, and client relationship management activities. He holds a B.A. in history from Bates College in Maine and is pursuing his MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Viktor RaykinViktor Raykin has over 25 years of experience in technical, administrative, and financial management of large-scale multi-disciplinary environmental programs in the U.S. and over 20 other countries. He has directed services for many Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500, and other companies in the mining, oil and gas, energy, manufacturing, chemical, pulp and paper, agricultural, transportation, construction, utilities, engineering, law, banking, financial, and insurance sectors. Mr. Raykin’s most significant experience is managing complex environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) projects, baseline studies, and environmental and social management programs for extractive, energy, and infrastructure clients worldwide. His core technical expertise is in environmental studies, hydrogeology and water resources, computer modeling, and environmental visualization. He holds an M.S. in earth sciences and a B.S. in geology and mining engineering from the Russian State Geological Prospecting University in Moscow.