Elwood A. P.

Country Director/Chief of Party/Team Leader/Senior Economist

Master's DegreeUniversity of Pennsylvania



Senior Economist serving as Country Director, Chief of Party, Team Leader • Postings in Dhaka, Kabul, Nairobi, Monrovia, Freetown, Lilongwe, Bangkok Singapore, Geneva, Ottawa • Large, complex programs, budgets up to $68 million, staffing 100+ (Afghanistan and Kenya) • Fragile and conflict states including Ebola in Sierra Leone, Liberia • High quality results: “Excellent” rating from US Embassy in Liberia, A+ on DFID audits in Sierra Leone • COP and TL for USAID, USDA, DFID, World Bank, IFC, European Union, CIDA and IDRC • Designed new Country Strategies (Thailand, Malawi, Kenya, Sierra Leone) and winning bids with USAID, DFID and the EU • Wide field experience across 16 countries in Asia plus East and West Africa • Specialized in trade, investment, markets, M4P, SMEs, entrepreneurship, value chains, agro processing, competitiveness, finance, employment, job creation, skills training, research management • Experienced in all aspects of donor relationships including strategic planning.

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