Stéphane de Messières
Stéphane is Director of Operations & Product Management for Ashoka's Global Partnerships Team, where he combines his passions for social innovation, systemic solutions and team-building. Stéphane is a 2009 Echoing Green Fellow and founder of Fosfo, a movement to illuminate business behavior and empower ethical consumers. Stéphane also helped launch and managed operations for Oxfam America’s R4 Rural Resilience Initiative, a multi-sector collaboration that delivers drought insurance and other risk management services to farmers in Ethiopia and Senegal. He holds a 2007 Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he co-led the student Corporate Responsibility Council and joined the Social Enterprise Collaboratory. Stéphane’s other passions include his partner Justine, their three children, and breakfast – not necessarily in that order.