Jason Foley

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Deputy Assistant Administrator

Jason Foley is USAID’s Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) of the Bureau for the Middle East, with a portfolio that includes Jordan, Lebanon, Yemen, and the Strategic Planning and Operations division. As a career member of the Senior Executive Service since 2007, he joined USAID in 2008 and has served as DAA for Afghanistan and Pakistan, DAA for East Asia, and Director of Strategic and Program Planning in the Bureau for Policy, Planning, and Learning.

Before joining USAID, Foley served as the Director of Strategic Planning at the U.S. State Department, Budget Director at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Benin. Prior to his government service, he managed a consulting practice that advised foreign governments on how to restructure their financial sectors.

Foley is an adjunct professor of international relations at Georgetown University, Princeton University, and George Washington University. He earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and a Master's degree from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service.