Courtney Chubb is a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor. She currently serves as the Mission Director for USAID Bosnia and Herzegovina. Previously, Courtney served as Deputy Mission Director for USAID West Bank/Gaza, and prior to that, Director of the Foreign Service Center in the Office of Human Capital and Talent Management at USAID headquarters in Washington, DC. In that role, she oversaw the Agency’s policies and operations supporting the careers of over 1,700 Foreign Service Officers. She has also served as a Supervisory Executive Officer at the USAID Missions in Thailand, Russia, and Mexico, leading multicultural teams providing a host of management services including IT, human resources, budgets, logistics, and procurement. She started her USAID career as the Executive/Program Officer at the USAID Mission in Colombia, during a time of rapid and massive expansion of U.S. assistance to the country.
Prior to USAID, Courtney worked as an editor at Coinvertir, the Invest in Colombia Corporation, and as a financial reporter for the Energy Intelligence Group, covering the oil and gas industry. At the Department of Commerce, she served as an International Trade Specialist focusing on U.S. trade with Central and Eastern Europe.
She received her Master’s in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Harvard University with a major in Government.
Deputy Mission Director
Emily Krunic assumed the role of Deputy Mission Director for USAID/Bosnia and Herzegovina in summer 2023. Emily recently departed Amman as one of the Deputy Mission Directors for USAID/Jordan where she also served as the Director of the Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DRG) Office for two years.
Ms. Krunic’s USAID assignments in her 26-year international development career have included East Africa Regional Platform (Kenya), Afghanistan, Rwanda, Liberia, and Jordan primarily in the Democracy, Rights, and Governance field. She also served as a Human Rights Advisor for the DRG Center and as the Eligible Family Member Initiatives Officer for the Human Capital and Talent Management (HCTM) office in DC.
Prior to joining USAID, Ms. Krunic worked with the International Rescue Committee on advocacy efforts around refugee issues with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on media development and election support and was Chief of Party for two USAID projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina focused on conflict resolution and human and institutional capacity development.
Emily has a M.A. from American University in International Peace and Conflict resolution.