Bachelor, Princeton University. Master in Public Policy, Harvard University.
Various positions including deputy director research and development Executive Office Administration Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Director business finance and strategic planning Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. Deputy assistant administrator United States Agency International Development (United States Agency for International Development), 2002—2003.
Director development issues National Security Council, 2003—2005, special assistant to President, senior director for relief, stabilization and development, 2005—2006. Executive vice president Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Overseas Private Investment Corporation), 2006—2008. United States ambassador to Africa Union United States Department State, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2008—2009.
Visiting fellow Center for Global Development, since 2009.