Tony Pipa

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Deputy Assistant Administrator

Tony Pipa is on detail as U.S. Special Coordinator for the Post-2015 Development Agenda, leading U.S. engagement during the intergovernmental process at the United Nations. 

He is the International Policy Adviser to the Administrator and Deputy Assistant to the Administrator in USAID's Bureau of Policy, Planning and Learning, where he leads and elevates the Agency's international thought leadership as well as engagement with bilateral and multi-lateral donor partners on key policy priorities. He represents the Agency in the global dialogue to create a successor framework to the Millennium Development Goals post-2015 and serves on the Expert Reference Group on External Financing for Development at the OECD. He also provides senior leadership in the development of new Agency-wide policies, such as the Agency's first-ever policy on Building Resilience to Recurrent Crisis.

As an independent consultant immediately prior to joining USAID, he directed the NGO Leaders Forum and created the Humanitarian & Development NGOs Domain of Practice at the Hauser Center at Harvard University. He was also a founder and senior advisor to the Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation, formed after Hurricane Katrina. He previously served as founding executive director of the Warner Foundation in North Carolina and has an extensive record of executive leadership within the nonprofit and philanthropic sector, serving as a founding executive director and founding board chair multiple times. He has authored publications on private development assistance, disaster recovery, and community development. He attended Stanford University, was graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from Duke University, and earned a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Last updated: October 06, 2015

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