Paul Polak is the Founder, CEO and Board Chairman of Windhorse International. As Founder of the International Development Enterprise, he has over 30 years of experience designing and disseminating practical strategies to improve the livelihoods of the rural poor in Asia. He completed his Medical Degree at the University of Western Ontario and had a 23-year career as a psychiatrist. Polak has contributed to and written a number of publications in the field of development and psychiatry. He was recognised by the Atlantic Monthly as one of the world’s 27 “Brave Thinkers” alongside a number of other awards.