Melani S.

MBAThe George Washington University



Ms. Melani Schultz has 25 years of experience working with USAID and other government agencies as both a technical advisor and project manager with expertise in the areas of international trade, economic development and governance. She has worked on projects supporting business environment and trade policy reforms, financial sector reform, value chain development, competitiveness, SME development, standards, and business and process improvement. Ms. Schultz is currently the Palladium Chief of Party on the USAID $70m Creating Economic Opportunities (CEO) project in Guatemala. The project is bringing over $75 in investment into the country, creating 50,000 new jobs, stimulating over $60m in investment in infrastructure and supporting growth in sales of over $285m.


  • economic policy
  • international development
  • development
  • trade policy / tariffs
  • private sector development
  • united states
  • colombia
  • peru
  • mexico
  • brazil
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries

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