Dan Grant is a foreign policy professional with more than twenty years experience, and is currently working with The Carter Center. He served as an appointee to USAID as the Deputy Assistant to the Administrator in the Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs, overseeing a multibillion-dollar portfolio concerning energy, stabilization, education, agriculture, and public health.
Prior to his appointment to USAID, he worked as an international affairs consultant for the U.S. State and Defense Departments, as well as for NATO, and the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School. He has worked extensively in the field in a variety of post- and current-conflict countries, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Bosnia. Highlights of his time overseas include working in the Iraqi elections ministry, overseeing operations for the Afghan currency exchange, and working on the Afghan Emergency and Constitutional Loya Jirgas.
He is a graduate of the London School of Economics Graduate School, and Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Dan lives in Washington with his wife, Ami, and their two children, Jack and Grace.