Jesse Simmons is a Senior Investment Analyst at Align Impact. He focuses on due diligence of investment opportunities in private markets, including funds, direct deals, and alternative structures. Jesse also manages the development of landscape analyses of investment opportunities across a range of social and environmental sectors, as well as the graduate intern and student consulting programs.
Jesse began his career at the World Bank, where he evaluated projects across the Sub-Saharan Africa portfolio. He has worked at Dalberg Global Development Advisors, a mission-driven consulting firm working to bring innovation to international development, and as a consultant to Root Capital, a pioneering impact investment fund focused on smallholder agricultural finance. Jesse earned a Master of International Business from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, where he focused on International Business, Impact Evaluation, and Finance.