DFI® is a reflection of our passion.

We are involved in the most challenging development issues and opportunities in emerging markets today including: healthcare, environment, energy and energy efficiency, communications and connectivity, STI (science, technology, and innovation), education, agriculture and food security, transparency and good governance, and infrastructure. We do meaningful work and deliver measurable results.

DFI is a reflection of our people.

With a collective sense of urgency and innate desire; we get it done® ; we think bigger while delivering today and scaling tomorrow. Our commitment and results bring us relentless satisfaction as we work across geographies and alongside the best and brightest staff, clients, NGOs, development institutions, Governments, and local private sector. Working together, we are accelerating growth in emerging markets™.

Since our founding in 1992, we have been an essential bridge between development and business – delivering revenue, initiatives and relationships year-on-year. From deep corporate and legal roots, DFI has always been an exclusive partner with our clients, adhering to the strongest ethical and operational standards. As an international operation, DFI strives to meet client demand with talented professionals from around the globe via offices in Washington, D.C., Manila, New Delhi, and key partners in Brussels and other priority markets. Our deep expertise across the spectrum of development sectors pulls from diverse backgrounds in the private sector, government, international aid agencies, and NGOs.

As partners from the early days of DFI, Christine and Diane recently welcomed Emilio to the leadership team. Together, it is our mission to inspire and incentivize the corporate-wide vision and momentum that unites the DFI Team and its clients.

We look forward to ever deeper engagements with current and future clients, delivering expanded operations and services that anticipate our clients’ needs, exceed expectations, and drive transformational outcomes.

diane-willkens1Diane M. Willkens
President and CEO
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christine-purka1Christine Purka
VP and Head of Asia Regional Office
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emilio-bungeEmilio Bunge
Managing Director
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