The Millennium Challenge Corp. has just announced the latest addition to its leadership team: Patrick Fine as vice president for compact implementation.
In this position, Fine will manage the agency’s relationships with compact partner countries. He will be responsible for supporting and overseeing the implementation of compact projects, providing advice and technical expertise, and ensuring that compacts meet MCC standards for financial management, procurement, social and environment impact, and integrating gender considerations.
Fine is, at present, the senior vice president at the Academy for Educational Development and director of its Global Education Center, which handles education development programs in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Before this stint at AED, Fine had a long career with the U.S. Agency for International Development, where he served as senior deputy assistant administrator for the Africa bureau and mission director in Africa. He also served different positions in several USAID missions in Africa.
“Patrick’s long history working in Africa, Central Asia, and Latin America are ideally suited to his new role as the Vice President for Compact Implementation,” MCC Chief Executive Officer Daniel Yohannes noted in a statement. “His practical understanding of policy and program design and his track record of achieving meaningful development results will greatly contribute to MCC.”
Fine is the second of six expected high-level appointments at MCC, following Sheila Herrling’s appointment in January as vice president for policy and international relations.