Nathan Byrd serves as Head of Education Finance for Opportunity International, providing strategic direction and leadership for the Education Finance program in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The program aims to develop education-related financial tools for schools, students and families in the developing world. Prior to joining Opportunity International, Nathan directed operations for the International Rescue Committee’s presence in Afghanistan, and served as VP for Strategic Development at Covenant House. He holds a Master of Global Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, an MBA from Indiana University and a B.A. in Spanish and English from Saint Louis University. Nathan is based in Nairobi, Kenya.