Nikole Burroughs

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Nikole Burroughs
Deputy Chief of Staff

Nikole Burroughs serves as Deputy Chief of Staff for Management and Resources in the Office of the Administrator at USAID. Prior to this role, Ms. Burroughs served as Deputy Assistant Administrator in USAID's Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning.

Ms. Burroughs has over 20 years of experience in foreign policy, foreign aid, and national security. At USAID, she was a Senior Advisor in the Office of Budget and Resource Management, and at the State Department, a Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary covering foreign assistance and operations, resources, strategic planning, and congressional relations. Most recently she served as the Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. She has also served as a senior foreign policy advisor on foreign affairs and national security matters on the Senate Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on the Department of State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs (SACFO), and was the U.S. Coordinator of the Transatlantic Policy Network, a political, economic, and security dialogue between parliamentary, business, and NGO leaders in the European Union and the U.S.

Ms. Burroughs holds Masters' Degrees from The Fletcher School and the College of Europe, and an undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont. She is a native Vermonter.

Last updated: April 11, 2022

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