Chris Jurgens

Director, Reimagining Capitalism

As a director on the Reimagining Capitalism team, Chris leads Omidyar Network’s strategy and portfolio focused on Corporations, Capital Markets, and the Common Good. He also oversees the organization’s impact investing field-building portfolio.

Chris serves in advisory and/or governance roles for ANDE, Blue Haven Initiative, the Catalytic Capital Consortium, Social Finance US, and the Tipping Point Fund on Impact Investing.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris was director of global partnerships at at USAID’s US Global Development Lab where his team managed the Global Development Alliance, USAID’s flagship model for building partnerships with the private sector. Chris also oversaw the Lab’s entrepreneurship and impact investing portfolio, including the Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship (PACE) initiative and the Scaling Off-Grid Energy – Grand Challenge for Development.

Chris previously served as director of global programs for Accenture Development Partnerships (ADP), Accenture’s not-for-profit international development consulting practice, where he oversaw ADP’s global portfolio of work with over 50 NGOs and donor agencies. Additionally, Chris has experience working in Bolivia with the IFC, in Poland with a microfinance network, and with a range of nonprofit organizations across Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Chris has a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and a B.A. in economics and international studies from Miami University, where he was a Truman Scholar.