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Colm Fay

Senior Director Market Strengthening; Clean Cooking Alliance

Colm Fay is the Senior Director of Market Strengthening at the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA). He has expertise in enterprise scaling and partnership ecosystem development and has more than eight years of experience in international development including projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Before joining CCA, he was the Energy Sector lead at the William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan (WDI). There, he managed projects to identify enterprises developing innovative approaches to power generation and use and connect them with expertise, knowledge, and tools to develop commercially viable business models. Prior to WDI, he managed the launch and implementation of an innovation fund for enterprises serving low-income populations in sub-Saharan Africa supported by the United States Agency for International Development and the United Kingdom Department for International Development. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Master of Science degree in natural resources, both from the University of Michigan. He earned his Bachelor of Arts (Mod.) in Information and Communications Technology from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.

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Walmart and Small Producers from the Developing World: Linking Demand with Supply
This case explores Walmart’s experience in incorporating small producers (women-owned or women-empowering artisan enterprises, and smallholder farmers) into its global supply chains. The case is written from the perspective of…
Publication Date: 03/08/2017 Product ID: 1-430-502
Walmart and USAID: The Evolution of a Global Cross-Sector Partnership
This case explores the evolution of the cross-sector relationship between Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) from 2000-2015. It focuses on partnerships that…
Publication Date: 07/31/2015 Product ID: 1-430-438
ABT Associates: Scaling Indoor Residual Spraying for Malaria Prevention in Africa
In the summer of 2011, Abt Associates was awarded a contract to implement indoor residual spraying (IRS) in up to 17 countries in sub-Saharan Africa based on successes the company…
Publication Date: 02/11/2013 Product ID: 1-429-272