Founder of Farm Builders
2010 Global Fellow
Brian Caouette is President of Farm Builders, a social enterprise providing integrated finance and management services to smallholder tree crop farmers in West Africa. Prior to Farm Builders, Brian led biomass supply acquisition, replanting and renewability, and public-private-partnership development for Buchanan Renewables, a clean energy company based in Liberia. Brian has also advised and helped secure financing for several international infrastructure projects, including the $5.2b Panama Canal expansion project. Brian was a Peace Corps volunteer (Republic of Panama) and holds a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA/ID) degree from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. As of 2017, Brian Caouette is the co-Founder and CEO of OnFrontiers.