Andrew Sisson

Andrew Sisson
Executive Director, U.S. Global Development Lab

Andrew Sisson is acting executive director of USAID’s U.S. Global Development Lab in Washington, D.C. He previously served as the Agency’s mission director in Pakistan, managing one of USAID’s largest programs worldwide.

Sisson has also served as USAID’s mission director in Indonesia as well as for the Central Asia and East Africa regions. In Kosovo, he served as deputy mission director.

A Senior Foreign Service Officer with the rank of minister counselor, Sisson has more than 20 years of development experience. Under his leadership, USAID will continue to work with Indonesia under the U.S.-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership inaugurated by Presidents Barack Obama and Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in 2010.

Sisson has a Bachelor’s Degree from Williams College, a Master’s Degree and a doctorate from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, and a Master’s Degree from the National Defense University, where he has also taught, in Washington, D.C. His areas of interest include economic and political development, reconstruction and stabilization.

Last updated: April 14, 2014

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