Nicola Crosta
Executive Vice President, Epic Foundation


Nicola Crosta has over 15 years’ experience working in leading international organizations across developing countries.  Prior to joining Epic, Nicola worked for the United Nations (UNCDF), serving as Representative in Cambodia (2008-2011) and then as global Head of Policy in New York (2011-2014).

Nicola served more than a decade at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) in Paris.  From 2005-2008, he was the Head of the OECD Rural Development Program, where he covered over 30 advanced and developing countries.  He has written numerous publications and delivered lectures on development economics and philanthropy worldwide.

In 2000, he founded Kids Home Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides thousands of migrant children from across South-East Asia with access to education and healthcare.

Nicola holds a Masters in Public Administration at Sciences Po (Paris) and a Masters in Business Administration at ESCP (Oxford).  He is a passionate traveler and kite surfer. He currently lives in Bangkok with his wife and three sons.

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