Derrick Flakoll

Derrick supports our policy advisory practice on a broad range of topics, from macroeconomic and development advisory to innovation ecosystems and AI deployment, and brings his narrative and design thinking skills into our brand vision projects. He is also supporting Hyphen’s professional network development, building our expert roster to prepare for the macrotrends that will shape the future of our economy. He is currently based in the United States.

Derrick joined Hyphen from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He has worked at the intersection of technology, innovation, and public service in fields from global health to international development assistance, for clients from the African Union’s COVID-19 Response Consortium to the Asia Foundation Myanmar to the 500 Startups Venture Capital Fund to Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.