Jeanne Ellis is an international development professional with 18 years of experience in designing, implementing and overseeing programs for USAID, Australian Aid, The World Bank and mining and energy companies. She is experienced in working at the nexus of international development and the private sector, and her technical areas of expertise include: resource sector governance, social impact assessment, and corporate social investment. She currently serves as a Director in DAI’s Sustainable Business Group (SBG), where she helps clients in the mining and energy sector operate more responsibly and sustainably. Previously she served as Director of the Communities, Infrastructure and Environment unit of Cardno International Development, and served for two years as the Mining Governance Advisor on the Australian-Aid funded Australia-Africa Partnerships Facility, based in South Africa. Jeanne co-designed and facilitated a roundtable with Columbia University’s Center on Sustainable Development on the Extractives Sector and the UN Sustainable Development Goals – Partnerships for Progressing the Goals, and presented on the opportunities for integrating the SDGs into social and environmental impact assessments. Jeanne has experience working Australia, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Kenya, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. She holds a Master’s Degree in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico.