Diana Harbison, Director of the Program Evaluation Office
Mrs. Harbison leads a department responsible for evaluating the results of USTDA's funding commitments. She provides analytic advice to USTDA's senior leadership and staff on all aspects of the Agency's program, in order to inform critical decision-making with the ultimate goal of identifying where the Agency's program is most effective. Prior to this role, Mrs. Harbison began her career at USTDA in the program office, where she served as Country Manager for Southeast Asia and Pakistan. In this role, she managed a multi-million dollar portfolio of infrastructure projects throughout the region. By successfully connecting U.S. companies with foreign project sponsors, Mrs. Harbison helped identify technologies and services to solve development challenges abroad. She has significant experience developing projects in collaboration with multi-lateral development banks, private industry, and foreign stakeholders, as well as coordinating on policy-projects associated with APEC, ASEAN, WTO and Free Trade Agreements.
Prior to serving in the U.S. government, Mrs. Harbison worked at an international private bank in Denver, Colorado where she managed the bank's compliance as well as business development. Mrs. Harbison earned a Master's Degree in Global Finance, Trade, and Economic Integration from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, and a Bachelor's degree from Roanoke College.