Brian Milder

Founder & CEO - Aceli Africa

Brian Milder is Founder & CEO of Aceli Africa, a market incentive facility that mobilizes private sector lending for agricultural small- and medium-enterprises in Africa. Aceli aims to catalyze $1B+ in lending and improve livelihoods for over 2M smallholder farmers and workers by 2028. Previously, he was Chief Innovation Officer at Root Capital, an impact investor focused on agricultural finance in Africa and Latin America. He also co-founded and served as Director of the Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF), an alliance of 20 impact lenders that promote industry standards and best practices for agricultural SME lending globally.