Director of Agricultural Development, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Pamela Anderson, Director, Agricultural Development, leads the team that works to reduce hunger and poverty for millions of farming families in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by increasing agricultural productivity in a sustainable way. Previously, Pamela worked with CGIAR Consortium, an organization focused on advancing international agricultural research. She was director general of the International Potato Center, one of the research centers within CGIAR. Before that, she was senior entomologist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Cali, Colombia. Pamela has conducted research in agricultural entomology.