Kim Eric Bettcher

Director, Policy and Program Learning
Regions: Global Programs | Focus Areas: Policy & Program Learning

Kim Eric Bettcher leads the Center for International Private Enterprise’s (CIPE) Policy and Program Learning (PPL) department, including knowledge management and applied research. PPL facilitates the international exchange of good practice, lessons learned, and policy options for democratic and market transitions. Dr. Bettcher has created numerous program resources for CIPE on democratic governance, private sector engagement, entrepreneurship ecosystems, public-private dialogue, and other themes. He also manages the secretariat of the Free Enterprise & Democracy Network.

Bettcher has published articles in the Harvard Business Review, Party Politics, SAIS Review, Diplomatic Courier, and the Business History Review. He has taught as an adjunct professor at George Mason University’s School of Public Policy and was previously a research associate at Harvard Business School. Bettcher holds a Ph.D. in political science from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College.