Jocelyn’s interest and work is at the intersection of investing, healthcare and design. She currently works at Incandescent, a new firm that combines strategic advisory work with research and venture development in the fields of organizational design and human performance.
She was most recently an investment consultant at the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private investment arm of the World Bank Group on the healthcare and education team. She conducted the sizing of 14 markets in seven countries and deal sourcing of potential investments in Anglophone sub-Saharan Africa based in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to IFC, she was with Acumen, a leading social venture organization as a health portfolio associate where she conducted diligence on health investments in East Africa and also assisted in structuring Acumen’s health investment product in faith-based organizations. Previously, she was an institutional fixed income emerging markets analyst with the Royal Bank of Canada.
In addition to her finance background, Jocelyn is a co-founder and advisor of The Design Gym, a design-thinking company which empowers people and companies to create change and innovate through access to the power of design thinking. Jocelyn has been a guest lecturer at MIT Sana and Stanford d. school, speaking about healthcare technology financing and design-thinking respectively. She has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia, Canada, where she was an International Leader of Tomorrow Scholar.
As a global citizen, Jocelyn is proudly Malaysian-made and cultivated (Miri, Borneo!). Omani improved. Refined in Canada. Exported to Kenya and is currently residing in New York City.
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