Driving progress — One connection at a time

OnFrontiers mission is to share and grow the world’s knowledge. The best companies, projects or deals win with the best expertise. But finding the right person with the insight you’re looking is difficult. We create an online platform where professionals connect to get insights and share knowledge on developing markets.

OnFrontiers makes it easy to get the expertise you need to make better decisions faster.


What are the regulatory policies and risks associated with payday lenders?

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What is the potential for geothermal power across East Africa?

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Can satellite solutions fill the Angolan government's communication needs?

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What are the key drivers/inhibitors of investment in agriculture in Africa?

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Our People

Our team is headquartered in New York with regional coordinators across four continents. We are attuned to the nuances of each region and market, and with our network of Experts covering all developing markets, we can respond rapidly by matching user needs to available Experts.



Anne Kroijer

Cofounder - CEO

Anne launched OnFrontiers in 2014 and has a decade of finance and international development experience from organizations like JPMorgan, the World Bank, Root Capital, Liberia’s Ministry of Finance and the Buenos Aires Herald. She has a BSc from Copenhagen Business School, MSc London School of Economics and MPA International Development from Harvard University.


Brian Caouette

Cofounder - COO

Brian is a business developer and serial entrepreneur. Before OnFrontiers, Brian founded Farmbuilders, a mission-driven farming services company in West Africa, and was an early employee with Seamless Health. Other experiences include Peace Corps (Panama) followed by six years in management consulting. Brian is an Echoing Green Fellow and has a BA from Northwestern University and an MPA International Development from Harvard University.

Sample network coordinators

We work with multiple coordinators across sectors and markets who help us build and maintain our network


David Gyewu

Ghana | Consumer electronics

David has 20+ years of experience in the consumer electronics space. David is former Deputy Minister of Communication and Technology in Ghana, and worked as CEO at FibreCo (first privately owned fibre-optic backbone company in Ghana), and as Management Consultant at Philips.


Yukiko Sano

Philippines | Project finance

Yuki has 15+ years of experience in project finance and international development. Working at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Yuki managed multiple transactions across Asia and the Middle East. Yuki currently lives in Manila where she advises on JICA projects.


Sergio Pancorbo

Peru | Microfinance

Sergio has 15+ years of experience in finance. Most recently Sergio worked on the integration of the Microfinance Bank Edyficar and MiBanco in Peru. Other experiences include Activas Partners and Repsol, where he carried out due diligence of transactions across Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.


Alireza Abdollah Zadeh

Iran | Policy & economics

Ali has 15+ years of experience in engineering and economic analysis, focused on fragile states. Ali currently works as a consultant in Iran. Past projects took Ali to Somalia (World Bank’s country economist) and South Sudan (Advisor to the Chamber of Commerce).

What people say about us!

“OnFrontiers’ Experts offered unique local insights I could not have gotten through our traditional research channels.”

Engagement ManagerProfessional Services Firm

“Connecting with OnFrontiers’ Experts helped answer my questions and helped me think through whether I was asking the right questions.”

Investment OfficerDevelopment Financial Institution

“Talking to OnFrontiers’ Experts gave me confidence in the direction we were headed on the project.”

Project ManagerUS Foundation

“The Experts were very knowledgeable on all the things we needed to get smart quickly in the local market – technical, commercial and political aspects.”

Project Finance DirectorInvestment Firm

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