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Paul Fekete

Senior International Trade Advisor, United States Agency for International Development

Bio Current as of August 16, 2022

Paul Fekete serves as Senior International Trade Advisor for USAID’s Center for Economics and Market Development within the Bureau for Development, Democracy and Innovation (DDI) where he focuses on the development of trade-related technical assistance programs to assist USAID missions in building public and private sector trade capacity and promote developing countries’ participation in the international trade system. Prior to joining USAID in 2010, he worked for over 25 years as a consultant providing trade advisory services, technical assistance, training, and institutional strengthening and capacity building for governments and organizations under the auspices of entities such as USAID, WTO, WCO, and the World Bank. He holds an MA in International Affairs from Johns Hopkins University’s Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a BA from Bates College. He also holds the title of adjunct assistant professor at both the University of Maryland’s University College and Syracuse University’s Maxwell School where he teaches graduate courses on international economics, US trade policy and policy formulation.