Meet Jeffrey Jackson

Meet Jeffrey Jackson, our new Advisor in Residence at I/O Spaces. He recently published an article on the Equifax Hack Issue.

Jeffrey recently served as Senior Private Sector Advisor in the Africa Bureau of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), where he had responsibility for the broad areas of trade, investment, enterprise development, and finance. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jackson held positions at the International Monetary Fund, U.S. Treasury Office of International Affairs, and the US Congress Committee on Budget and Deloitte Emerging Group.

At USAID, he managed a diverse portfolio of activities including the African Diaspora Marketplace, the multi-donor partnership for Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) and the AGOA Forum. Mr. Jackson served on the Credit Review Board, which reviews and approves all USAID credit guarantees.

In the academic area, Mr. Jackson was Adjunct Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. He has been a lecturer at other universities, including the University of the Witswatersrand (Wits) and the UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership in South Africa. Mr. Jackson currently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the GWU Elliott School of International Affairs. Mr. Jackson holds a BA from Columbia University in New York (1972) and an MA from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (1975) where his focus areas were Economics, African Studies and International Law. Additional Studies were undertaken at Oxford University and the UDC Graduate School of Business.


He is available to assist every I/O Spaces member at no-fee in advisory not limited to:

  • Financial statement analysis
  • Guidance on bookkeeping and financial statement preparation
  • Budget preparation and analysis
  • Business strategy
  • Market analysis and research
  • Marketing strategy
  • Business governance
  • Capital raising strategies




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