Simon DeBere

Simon DeBere

Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Business School
Master in Public Administration/International Development Candidate & Master in Business Administration Candidate, 2022
Simon DeBere
Simon is interested in the issues of government accountability, delivery, and industrial policy in Africa. In the past year, Simon co-founded Afya Pamoja (Health Together), a digital health organization in Tanzania focused on elevating the voices of citizens into government decision-making. In partnership with the government, it is building a national mobile patient feedback service. While in graduate school, he has also worked for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, which is focused on supporting government delivery  in Africa, and OpenUp, a South African civic tech company. Before graduate school, he worked in Nairobi for One Acre Fund, an agricultural social enterprise based in East Africa. He also worked for Monitor Deloitte as a strategy consultant. Simon graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Bachelor of Arts in economics.

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