Nigel Brett is the Director of the Operational Policy and Results Division at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
Prior to this position, Brett worked as Director of the Asia Pacific Division. He also worked as a Lead Portfolio Advisor for four years, and as an IFAD Country Programme Manager for 16 years where he managed many diverse country programmes including IFAD’s largest programme in India. Before joining the fund, Brett worked as an environmental specialist for Mott MacDonald, a global engineering, management and development company. Brett has extensive field experience in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Guyana, India, Lesotho, Mali, Nepal, Pakistan, Rwanda, Suriname, Tajikistan and Vietnam.
Brett holds an M. Phil degree in Environment and Development from Cambridge University and a B. Sc. degree in Environmental Science from the University of East Anglia.