Ryan Washburn

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Ryan Washburn
Mission Director
USAID Indonesia
Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan 3-5
Jakarta Pusat
DKI Jakarta

A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, Ryan Washburn is the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director to Indonesia and USAID Principal Officer to ASEAN. Before arriving in Jakarta, he was posted to Washington, where he oversaw the Agency's $4 billion annual assistance program in East and Southern Africa as the Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator in the Africa Bureau. Prior to his appointment as Mission Director, Mr. Washburn served as the USAID Indonesia Deputy Mission Director.  

Before returning to headquarters in 2014 as the East Africa Office Director, Mr. Washburn spent his career with USAID on the African continent. He served as the Deputy Mission Director in Zambia, having previously worked in Rwanda, Ghana and Mali designing and managing agriculture, trade, education and governance programs. Prior to joining USAID as an economist in 2000, Mr. Washburn worked at the International Food Policy Research Institute analyzing the impact of conditional cash transfer programs. He started his career in international development as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic.  

Mr. Washburn holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Spanish from Cornell University and a Master's Degree in International Development Economics from Yale University.

Last updated: March 10, 2021

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