Pinsuda Alexander, Country Manager, South and Southeast Asia Region
Ms. Pinsuda Alexander is the Country Manager for Southeast Asia at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. In this capacity, she is responsible for business development, project preparation and evaluation, and supervision of USTDA activities in Southeast Asia. She liaises with U.S. industry, overseas grantees, U.S. government counterparts, and works in policy arenas involving individual Southeast Asian countries, as well as regional bodies such as ASEAN. Previously, Ms. Alexander gained experience as a Project Analyst consultant for USTDA's South and Southeast regional team.
Prior to USTDA, Ms. Alexander served as a U.S. Coast Guard officer, where she worked in international security and technical assistance programs for maritime agencies in Asia Pacific, Central Asia, South America, the Middle East and Europe.
Ms. Alexander received a Master's degree in International Relations from the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the Johns Hopkins University, with concentration in International Economics and Southeast Asia, and a B.S. in Government and International Relations from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.