Mr. James Watson began his USAID career in 1989 in Washington, D.C., after graduating from the University of Virginia. From 1992-1996, he served in Budapest as USAID/Hungary’s Project Development Officer and Local Government Team Leader. He subsequently spent three years in Washington working in the Europe and Eurasia Bureau where he was the Romania and Turkey Desk Officer and later the Deputy Chief of the Civil Society Division. From Washington, Mr. Watson spent two years in Georgia at USAID/Caucasus as Chief of the Economic Restructuring Office, five years as the Program Officer at USAID/Mozambique, and two years as the Program Officer for USAID Southern Africa.
Last updated: April 18, 2013