Andrew Wilson is the Executive Director of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) in Washington, DC. Wilson has worked with CIPE since 1996 and served a variety of roles, including Deputy Director for Strategic Planning and Programs, and Regional Director for Europe, Eurasia, and South Asia. During his time at CIPE, he has cultivated immense experience working with the private sector on development issues in conflict and post-conflict settings, crafting successful business strategies to reduce corruption, encouraging entrepreneurship development, strengthening business advocacy, improving corporate governance standards, and promoting economic reform. He has worked with non-profit boards to improve strategic planning and organizational development, and has also served on several international working groups dedicated to political and economic development in transitional societies.
Prior to his time at CIPE, Wilson worked for several development NGOs focusing on economic reform, private sector development, and public diplomacy. He received his MA in East European Area Studies from the University of London (SSEES) and a BA in History from Lewis and Clark College. He is a board member of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, the Regional Center for Organizational Management in Bucharest, Romania, and has served on the Investment Committee and was a Director and Trustee of the Meadows, Foundation in Dallas, Texas. Follow Andrew on Twitter.