Senior Adviser, BRAC UK
Rod Dubitsky is Senior Advisor for BRAC UK. Rod’s involvement with BRAC dates to 2007 as a volunteer. He joined the Advisory Council of BRAC USA in 2009, and the Board in 2011. In 2011, he coauthored with BRAC a chapter in the book, “New Pathways out of Poverty” addressing the nexus of microfinance and agriculture. In his current role, Rod supports BRAC's agriculture and food security program. Previously Rod had responsibility for West Africa, microfinance and played a key role in BRAC USA’s Ebola response. In addition, Rod has produced knowledge products including a summary review of BRAC’s impact research and a primer on BRAC’s social enterprise programs.
Prior to joining BRAC, Rod was an executive vice president and lead asset expert in PIMCO’s Advisory Group. PIMCO Advisory played a leading role in several of the most important financial crises bailout programs. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2009, he was managing director and head of asset-backed securities research at Credit Suisse, where he helped create residential mortgage-backed securities (MBS) and Asset-Backed (ABS) surveillance and analytics systems. He was ranked as a leading analyst in asset-backed securities by Institutional Investor magazine in 2002-2008.
Rod has volunteered with TechnoServe in Peru, where he contributed to research related to the development of the cocoa value chain. He holds an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and an economics degree from the State University of New York, Binghamton.