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Sean C. Carroll

Chief of Staff for USAID

Sean C. Carroll

Sean C. Carroll is Senior Director at Creative Associates, an international development company.

Prior to joining Creative in October 2012, he served in the Obama Administration as Chief of Staff, and then Chief Operating Officer, for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) from 2010-2012. Carroll was Director of Programs for the Club of Madrid, 2004-2010. He built a portfolio of programs, and a program team, from scratch into a two million euros per annum program with a staff of 10 people, managing several projects around the world. He worked directly with more than half of the organization’s members. Outside the office, Carroll coordinated Obama for America efforts in Spain. Prior to his time in Madrid, Carroll was Senior Fellow and Director at the Washington, DC-based Inter-American Dialogue where he worked with the U.S. Congress and legislators throughout the Americas. Carroll also served as a Consultant to United Nations/World Food Program and as Professional Staff Member on the U.S. House of Representatives International Relations Committee. From 1986 to 1999, Carroll worked in multiple roles at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, including Executive Officer and Chief of Mission for the West Bank & Gaza.

He has an MA in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University/SAIS and a BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University. He is fluent in Spanish, and speaks Catalan and French.

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