Title: Vice President
Languages: English, Russian
Education: M.A., International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
B.A., Political Science and Communications, Wake Forest University
Ann Katsiak designs, manages, and implements complex international development projects worldwide. As Vice President of Economic Engagement and Private Sector Development, she oversees a portfolio of more than 55 million. She has honed expertise on regional integration trade and trade facilitation while also working on issues related to women’s economic empowerment and strategic communications.
Ms. Katsiak also serves as chief of party for the US-APEC Technical Assistance to Advance Regional Integration (US-ATAARI) Project, one of Nathan’s largest USAID programs. For that program, works closely with a range of government and private sector partners to develop policy programs related to regional trade and investment issues across APEC’s 21-member APEC economies to design and deliver a range of technical assistance across the region.
Her previous work at Nathan supported ASEAN integration and establishment of an ASEAN Single Window. Before that, she conducted research for, and coordinated the development of, four trade facilitation tools and served as counterpart to the World Customs Organization on trade facilitation initiatives worldwide. Ms. Katsiak joined the firm in 2007.