Marc Schleifer is the Regional Director for Europe, Eurasia, & South Asia at the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). Schleifer manages CIPE’s field offices in Ukraine, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and oversees staff, consultants, and partners implementing projects across Europe, Eurasia and South Asia. He closely tracks political and economic events in these regions, with expertise and insights informed by networks in business, media, government, academia, and nonprofits. In addition to NED-funded programs, his team has implemented CIPE projects with USAID, EBRD, the British High Commission/Islamabad, Deloitte, DAI, and Chemonics, among others. He holds an MA from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in international relations and economics, focused on international development, and a BA from Wesleyan University in Russian Language and Literature and the College of Letters.
Prior to CIPE, Schleifer was a Program Officer for Russia and Ukraine at the National Endowment for Democracy, worked at the Eurasia Foundation in Moscow, and the Moscow office of the law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP. Follow Marc on Twitter.