Robin Miller is a Partner in Dalberg’s Johannesburg office where her work focuses on ICT strategy, access to finance, global health, and institutional strategy. Robin has recently worked with the World Bank, the South African National Planning Commission, one of the largest telecommunications operators in South Africa, and a large African based international investment holding company on issues including ICT investment strategy, design and development of new mobile technology ventures, organizational reform, and performance evaluation.
Robin is currently leading a Dalberg team tasked with supporting South Africa’s ICT Investment Working Group to develop a 2020 vision and investment strategy for ICT that will facilitate economic growth and drive job creation. Robin also recently completed a study for the World Bank looking at the impact of mobile phones on health systems in developing countries and she is currently leading a team to support the Southern African NGO Network and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the monitoring and evaluation of a project that aims to deploy mobile technology solutions that will drive operational efficiency and increased income for smallholder farmer associations in Kenya and Zambia.
Prior to joining Dalberg, Robin co-founded the Praekelt Foundation, an African mobile technology incubator that designs and deploys innovative solutions focused on health, economic development, and education. Praekelt Foundation has deployed its services across 15 countries in Africa, in particular Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Ghana, and Nigeria, and worked with leading network operators and development partners including MTN, Vodacom, USAID, and the Omidyar Network. Robin has worked extensively across Africa as well as Europe, Asia, and North America. Robin earned her BA in economics and business management from Boston College.