Susan Brems

Susan Brems
Mission Director

Zambia Mission Director Susan Brems is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, rank of minister-counselor. Prior to this position, Brems was deputy assistant administrator for the Bureau for Global Health and mission director of USAID/Angola from 2007 to 2009. Major program elements in Angola were health, with an emphasis on malaria and HIV/AIDS prevention and control, democracy and economic growth. She also held the position of deputy mission director of USAID/Peru and USAID/Nicaragua.  Brems has been with the Agency for 17 years, spending the first 10 years of her USAID career as a health officer in Peru and Bolivia. Before joining USAID, she worked with the World Bank and the American Public Health Association. 

Brems holds a PhD and MA from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Social Change and Development and from the Johns Hopkins College of Arts and Sciences in Socio-cultural Anthropology. Prior degrees include an MA from Middlebury College and a BS from Georgetown University.

Last updated: March 05, 2013

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