Headquarters Leadership

Headquarters Leadership

This guide offers links and background information on the Institute’s senior staff, including department heads and deputy directors. Use our contact form or dial our main telephone number to reach these and other people working at the Institute: 1-202-728-5500.

DEREK MITCHELL
DEREK MITCHELL
President
SHARI K. BRYAN
SHARI K. BRYAN
Vice President
Manpreet Singh Anand
Manpreet Singh Anand
Regional Director for Asia-Pacific
Daniel Arnaudo
Daniel Arnaudo
Advisor for Information Strategies, Technology and Innovation
SEF ASHIAGBOR
SEF ASHIAGBOR
Senior Advisor for Political Party Programs
AARON AZELTON
AARON AZELTON
Director of Citizen Participation, Inclusion and Security
Gemima Neves Barlow
Gemima Neves Barlow
Deputy Regional Director for Southern and East Africa
ROBERT BENJAMIN
ROBERT BENJAMIN
Senior Associate and Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe Programs
LESLIE CAMPBELL
LESLIE CAMPBELL
Senior Associate and Regional Director for Middle East and North Africa Programs
MATT DIPPELL
MATT DIPPELL
Deputy Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Programs
CHRIS DOTEN
CHRIS DOTEN
Chief Innovation Officer
JEFFREY ENGLAND
JEFFREY ENGLAND
Deputy Regional Director for Middle East and North Africa Programs
CHRISTOPHER FOMUNYOH
CHRISTOPHER FOMUNYOH
Senior Associate and Regional Director for Central and West Africa Programs
KATIE FOX
KATIE FOX
Deputy Regional Director for Eurasia
JENNIFER GANEM
JENNIFER GANEM
Counsel
JERRY HARTZ
JERRY HARTZ
Director for Government Relations and Communications
RAISSA TATAD-HAZELL
RAISSA TATAD-HAZELL
Deputy Regional Director for Asia Programs
CAROLINE HUBBARD
CAROLINE HUBBARD
Senior Gender Advisor and Deputy Director for Gender, Women and Democracy
GEOFF HUGHES
GEOFF HUGHES
Director for Global Security and Operations
ROBERT HURD
ROBERT HURD
Director for Program Development
LAURA JEWETT
LAURA JEWETT
Senior Associate and Regional Director for Eurasia Programs
PATRICK MERLOE
PATRICK MERLOE
Senior Associate and Director for Election Programs
SOPHIA MOESTRUP
SOPHIA MOESTRUP
Deputy Regional Director for Central and West Africa Programs
Nadezhda Mouzykina
Nadezhda Mouzykina
Deputy Regional Director FOR CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE PROGRAMS
Dickson Omondi
Dickson Omondi
Regional Director for Southern and East Africa
SANDRA PEPERA
SANDRA PEPERA
Senior Associate and Director for Gender, Women and Democracy
Kristen Sample
Kristen Sample
Director of Governance
SANDER SCHULTZ
SANDER SCHULTZ
Chief Financial Officer
LINDA STERN
LINDA STERN
Director Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
Deborah Ullmer
Deborah Ullmer
Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Programs
JAMES VAN DER KLOK
JAMES VAN DER KLOK
Director of Philanthropy
KIP WAINSCOTT
KIP WAINSCOTT
Senior Advisor (Silicon Valley)
Lauren Van Metre
Lauren Van Metre
Senior Advisor for Peace, Security and Democratic Resilience
Moira Whelan
Moira Whelan
Director for Democracy and Technology.