Paul Marin, Regional Director, Sub-Saharan Africa
Paul Marin serves as the Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), where he is responsible for developing the agency's strategies and assistance activities throughout the region.
Previously, Mr. Marin served as USTDA's Assistant Director for Policy and Program, a role in which he advised program staff on the formulation of foreign assistance activities and worked to improve program-related operational efficiency and product quality.
In his career at USTDA, Mr. Marin served briefly as the Acting Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean and was responsible for managing the agency's Southeast Asia and Southeast Europe portfolios. Prior to joining USTDA in 1998, he contributed to the development of U.S. commercial policy in the Balkans while working in the Market Access and Compliance division of the Commerce Department's International Trade Administration.
Mr. Marin's 15-year career in international trade and development started soon after earning his Bachelor's degree from Bucknell University and his Master's degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.