mike_bwMichael Field is Chief of Party for Development Alternatives International (DAI) focused on International Trade and Development in Dhaka, Bangladesh. With over 20 years of designing, assessing, implementing, and training in Systems and Learning-based approaches, Mike has served as: the Technical Lead on a DFID-funded market development project in Kenya; a Senior Technical Specialist for Adam Smith International’s ACDI/VOCA; Principal Designer and Technical Lead for USAID’s PROFIT Project in Zambia, an innovative value-chain systems program; and played a key role in setting learning and research agendas in value-chain systems thinking through USAID’s Microenterprise Development Office. Before working for USAID, Michael was the Principle Technical Advisor on a range of private sector development projects for DAI. He earned his M.B.A. from the George Washington University and his B.S. in finance and international business from Drexel University.