Mark Gallagher, Ph.D.

Chief of Party of the USAID Fiscal Accountability and Sustainable Trade (FAST), DevTech Systems, Inc. 

Mark Gallagher is with DevTech Systems, Inc. where he is Chief of Party of the USAID-funded worldwide Fiscal Accountability and Sustainable Trade (FAST) project. Mark was an economist at USAID serving in Liberia, El Salvador, and Washington, DC. Mark also was an economist at the World Bank and a revenue advisor with the US Treasury Office of Technical Assistance. Mark has served as economic and fiscal adviser in more than  two dozen countries of Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Central Europe, and Asia and ten times as a USAID COP. Mark holds a PhD in economics, specializing in public sector, political economy, and macroeconomics, from George Mason University. Mark has been professor at Columbia University, St. John’s, George Mason, Central America University, and University of Jordan.  Mark knows Spanish, German, and Portuguese.

Mark Gallagher is a recognized public finance expert and a former USAID economist, having served the Agency as a foreign service officer and later a PSC in posts including Liberia and El Salvador. He is currently Chief of Party for USAID’s Fiscal Accountability and Sustainable Trade (FAST) activity, supporting the DRG Center’s technical leadership and providing flexible field support to USAID missions on a broad range of public finance issues.



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