Andrew Plitt

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Andrew Plitt
Acting Assistant Administrator

A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Andrew Plitt presently serves as the Acting Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Middle East. In this role he is USAID’s principal senior-level contact for oversight and management of policy and operations across the Middle East and North Africa region and directs technical and regional support matters for the Bureau.

Mr. Plitt joined the Foreign Service in 1991 and most recently served as Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Middle East. He served as USAID’s Senior Development Advisor at U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany from 2016-2019. He has also served as Director of the Office of North African and Arabian Affairs in the Bureau for Middle East, and Director of the Office of Strategic Planning and Operations in the Bureau for Asia, covering the Asia and Middle East regions.

Mr. Plitt’s previous overseas assignments include West Bank and Gaza, Jordan, Morocco, Rwanda and Cote d’Ivoire.

A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Mr. Plitt holds a Bachelor of Arts from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Last updated: February 16, 2021

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