Joyce Cacho

Founder/President; Adinura Advisory Services, LLC
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Areas of Expertise

International Development; Sustainability; Resilience; Investment Decision-Making

Joyce Cacho is a global finance and risk executive with 25+ years experience working in the USA, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Caribbean. Her experiences are anchored in leadership positions in bio-based industry, including agribusiness, in which innovation is instrumental for market growth. An expert in the rapidly evolving area of Sustainability – a business accountability and decision-making issue, she built, and led, teams across multi-country locations, using a coaching leadership style. A common thread of her career is shaping strategy, implementation, and profitability in corporate roles by working across the C-suite of Wholesale and Investment Banking, and Manufacturing industries. Deep expertise in supply-chain, operations, and R&D links, led to diverse business opportunities. Joyce Cacho is a Board Director, Land O’Lakes, Inc., one of the nation’s largest cooperatives, ranking 215 on the Fortune 500, and earning a spot on the 2017 Change the World list, Fortune Magazine. Her interest in shaping Financial Capital Markets, including innovating financial products that foster broad-based inclusiveness, compliance and prioritizes local investment, was the driving force for her qualifying as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).


Current Research

International Integrated Reporting/SASB and Financial Capital Markets


PhD; University of Missouri-Columbia


Primary author of “Sustainability: An Innovative Business Framework” in ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS: THE CROSSROADS of ACCOUNTING and IT (1st Edition); by Donna Kay, Ali Ovlia; Prentice Hall, 2011; ISBN-78-0132132527.

Author of Case Studies in "Linkage Between Foreign Direct Investment, Trade and Trade Policy: An Economic Analysis with Application to the Food Sector in OECD Countries and Case Studies in Ghana, Mozambique, Tunisia and Uganda"; Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Trade Policy Working Papers; OECD Trade Directorate; January 2007 [].

Classes Taught

Analysis of Emerging Global Standards, Sustainability & Environmental Consciousness