Jacky Poteau is Operations Manager for Haiti Development Institute (HDI). Dividing his time between Boston and Haiti, Jacky oversees the development of HDI's nonprofit incubation program. Previously, he was Program Coordinator of HDI, where he helped conceive and design components of HDI’s capacity building program for community-based organizations.
Before joining HDI, Jacky served as President and Executive Director of FATEM (Foundation for the Technological and Economic Advancement of Mirebalais), a Boston-based nonprofit working to improve education and economic opportunities in Mirebalais, Haiti. He has also served as Executive Director of 1000 Jobs/Haiti, a Rhode Island-based 501(c)(3) organization with the mission of creating sustainable and decent jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities in Haiti's Central Plateau region.
Jacky holds a Master’s Degree in Health and Medical Informatics from Brandeis University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston University.