Brady Walkinshaw

Brady Walkinshaw is a Program Officer in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Development Program.  He manages the foundation’s agricultural work in Brazil, along with a portfolio of investments in agricultural capacity in sub-Saharan Africa.  Brady previously spent time at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., and in Tegucigalpa, Honduras as a Fulbright Scholar.  In Honduras, he founded Proyecto Villa Nueva, a small not-for-profit focused on education and youth development in urban slums.  The organization was recognized by UNESCO in 2011 as an Organization for Peace.

Brady is a graduate of Princeton University where he studied in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.  He is a former trustee of Princeton University, and is active on local boards and advisory groups, including Seattle’s Intiman Theatre, The Trust for Public Land, the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, and Proyecto Villa Nueva.  Brady lives in Seattle with his partner, Micah Horwith, and is a sixth-generation Pacific Northwest native.  He enjoys fly-fishing, kayaking and is an avid hiker.