Daniel Yohannes

by Justin Cates
Daniel Yohannes
Former U.S. Ambassador
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Serves on Board of Directors for: Dow Inc., Xcel Energy Inc.

Daniel Yohannes most recently served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an international forum promoting economic growth, prosperity, sustainable development and energy security through better policies. Prior to that appointment, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a U.S. government development agency that provides grants for investments in, among other things, energy and power infrastructure in developing countries.

Prior to his government service, Yohannes specialized in financial services and the renewable energy sector.

Yohannes is active in his community of Denver, Colorado and has served on several nonprofit boards, such as the board of Project C.U.R.E, an organization that delivers donated medical supplies to developing countries worldwide.

Yohannes received a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Claremont McKenna College and earned a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

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