Wilmot Allen

Wilmot Allen
  • Founder and Managing Partner, 1 World Enterprises, USA

BA, Yale University; MBA, Wharton School of Business; MPA Harvard Kennedy School. Former corporate finance roles: M&A Investment Banking, J.P. Morgan Hambrecht & Quist; Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning, ABC TV Network, Walt Disney Company; Venture Capital, Commonwealth Enterprise Fund; Private Placements, Investment Banking, Merrill Lynch & Company. Public affairs experience: former Executive, Production, KCET/Los Angeles (PBS); Co-Founder, Partnership for Urban Innovation, a research institution and social enterprise that addresses challenges of urbanization. With IFC: former Senior Adviser on entrepreneurship and job creation; helped develop strategy on private sector development in fragile states; currently, Investment Consultant, Private Equity Funds team, Washington DC, on new business investments and selected infrastructure and financial institutions transactions; regional focus on Africa and Latin America.