Matt Manousoff joined CIPE as Program Director in 2022. He serves as the head of operations and chief of staff for CIPE’s trade team, which primarily supports governments in developing and least-developed countries in implementing the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement.
Prior to joining CIPE, Matt was Head of Program Management at the British Embassy in Washington DC, where he led programs that supported UK-US bilateral trade, investment, and regulatory dialogue. Previously, Matt worked at the American Bus Association as a program specialist. He has also held various roles and internships in Brussels at the US Embassy and European Parliament, and in DC at the EU Delegation to the US and the German Marshall Fund.
Matt holds an MA in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, a BA in Economics from Virginia Tech, and is PMP certified.