Gregory C. Gottlieb

Official Photo Gregory Gottlieb
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator

Mr. Gregory C. Gottlieb is the senior deputy assistant administrator for the Bureau fo Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance, a position he also held from 2006 to 2008.  He taught at the National College from 2015 to 2016. Gottlieb served as the senior deputy assistant administrator for USAID’s Bureau for Food Security from 2010 to 2013, where he oversaw development activities associated with Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative.  From 2013 to 2015 he was the mission director for USAID in Pakistan. He began his USAID career in 1988 as the disaster response coordinator in Malawi, subsequently serving in Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya.

In 1999 he established the first regional USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance in Africa while serving as the senior regional advisor in Kenya. Much of his work has focused on improving disaster assistance as well as humanitarian and transition programs in order to ensure economic recovery. He has also served as a legal protection officer for UNHCR and as chief of party of the USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network.

Gottlieb obtained his bachelor's degree from Humboldt State University in California, a law degree from Loyola Law School, and a master's degree from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

Last updated: August 01, 2016

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