Liz Grubin brings extensive experience with project management and program oversight to the Vital Wave team. Her work has focused on the nexus of enterprise development and appropriate technologies in emerging markets, with an emphasis on leveraging innovative financing mechanisms to drive commercial opportunity. Her projects have implemented and assessed the application of mobile payment platforms, innovative purchasing methods, micro-lending and carbon credit sales. As lead project manager for multi-year engagements, Ms. Grubin has been responsible for the daily oversight of the work plan, team members, budget and reporting, as well as collaboration with diverse groups of stakeholders.
Her project portfolio includes initiatives in West, East and Southern Africa, as well as Asia and Latin America. With experience in both the public and private sector, Ms. Grubin has served as project manager for international development NGOs (Impact Carbon) and management consulting firms (ICF International). She holds a Master’s in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University.