Andrew Sisson

Andrew Sisson
Mission Director, Sri Lanka and Maldives

Andrew Sisson is USAID’s Mission Director in Sri Lanka and Maldives. He previously served as the Agency’s Mission Director in Indonesia and Pakistan, managing one of USAID’s largest programs worldwide.

Sisson has also served as Acting Executive Director of USAID’s U.S. Global Development Lab in Washington, D.C as well as Mission Director 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 worked 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: November 09, 2016

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