Sabrina Amburgey

Vice President, Business Development

Sabrina Amburgey provides strategic analysis and business intelligence to advance growth and diversification of clients and partnerships at ACDI/VOCA, a US nonprofit that helps people and communities improve their lives by increasing economic prosperity and social inclusion. She has over 20 years of experience in international development in various business development, technical and project management roles focused on food security, resilience, market systems, agriculture and capacity building. She also serves on the Board of the Agribusiness Market Ecosystem Alliance (AMEA), a global network for accelerating the professionalization of farmer organizations, and led its development of ISO/IWA 29 Professional Farmer Organization Guidelines. Prior to joining ACDI/VOCA, she developed and implemented innovative organizational capacity assessment tools and approaches for Pact. She also worked in Kenya, providing technical and operational support across Africa as part of Pact’s Africa Regional Support Network. Over the course of her career she has worked in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Sabrina holds a BA in sociology and anthropology from Lewis & Clark College and an MPA from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey. She has a working knowledge of Spanish and Mandarin and received certification in “Making Markets Work for the Poor” from the Springfield Centre.