Andrew Herscowitz

Chief Development Officer


Andrew M. Herscowitz is the first Chief Development Officer of the new U.S. International Development Finance Corporation. He previously served as the Coordinator of the U.S. Government’s Power Africa program from 2013-2020, which is now is the world’s largest partnership for development, with 160 public and private partners who have committed $54 billion to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Herscowitz served as USAID's Mission Director in Ecuador from 2011 to 2013, and as Deputy Mission Director in Peru from 2009 to 2011. In 2008, Herscowitz served as USAID’s Regional Legal Adviser for Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. From 2002 to 2007, he was regional legal adviser for the Caribbean, providing services to Barbados, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti and Jamaica.
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