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Ramsey Day

Head of Strategy and Business Development

Lumenix USA

Areas of Expertise

Africa, Private Investment

Ramsey Day is the Head of Strategy and Business Development for Lumenix USA, a leading artificial intelligence-based technology company. Prior to joining Lumenix, Ramsey served as the Assistant Administrator for Africa at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), where he led the agency’s foreign assistance policy development, budget planning, and program operations across sub-Saharan Africa, including Power Africa and the development of the Prosper Africa initiative.

Prior to joining USAID, Ramsey was the Senior Director for the Center for Global Impact at the International Republican Institute (IRI), designing and planning initiatives to advance democracy and freedom around the world. He also served as IRI’s Country Director in Amman, Jordan from 2014 to 2017.

Ramsey has held numerous other positions within the international development and foreign policy community both in the United States and various overseas posts, including serving as the USAID/Montenegro Country Representative. He also served at USAID in the George W. Bush Administration as the Chief of Public Liaison as well as the Chief of Staff for the Europe and Eurasia Bureau.

Prior to government and NGO service, he worked for multi-media companies in both Atlanta and New York.

Ramsey holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi and a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) focusing on International Affairs from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

He lives in Orange County, California with his wife and two children.

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