Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
Joel Jackson 2011 Global Fellow
Empower Africans to gain socioeconomic prosperity by designing and manufacturing highly functional and affordable vehicles designed explicitly for the needs of the African market.
Before founding Mobius, Joel Jackson served as a director with KOMAZA, a highly successful social enterprise based in Kenya. There, he worked directly with a wide range of communities and discovered a consistent need for improved transport, which fueled his vision for a new vehicle for Africa.
Joel combines professional experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. As a management consultant in London, he led several engagement teams, where he honed his professional delivery and leadership capability. As a social enterprise director, Joel led a number of major initiatives from strategic and business planning, to financial modeling and operations design, to experimental crop trials and community involvement. Joel is a graduate of Imperial College with a first class honors degree in Computer Science.