Jeffrey Singer is Senior Vice President for International Development. A visionary executive leader with a successful track record of designing and implementing innovative solutions to complex international development challenges. He has more than 28 years of U.S. government contracting, program management, and business development experience including more than 15 years serving in executive management positions. He has achieved significant impact in a range of international development technical areas including economic development, private sector development, trade and logistics, agribusiness and food security, women’s economic empowerment, financial inclusion, development finance, investment promotion, governance, health, and monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL). He has worked in more than 30 countries in the Indo-Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and Eurasia, and Africa.
As Senior Vice President, he serves on the Executive Leadership Committee with responsibility for Nathan’s U.S. international development programs and the company’s largest business line. He has doubled the size of international development practice to a $300 million portfolio operating in more than 50 countries. Nathan provides a range of highly technical and innovative solutions in the areas of trade policy and facilitation, public financial management, economic policy, private sector development, business enabling environment, gender and social inclusion, and structured finance and investment. He leads Nathan’s engagement with a wide range of clients including U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC), U.S. Trade Development Agency (USTDA), Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the World Bank, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Prior to Nathan, he was an integral contributor in shaping and growing The QED Group through various stages of its evolution from a disadvantaged 8(a) small business with a handful of prime contracts to a flourishing graduated mid-size company with 100 percent full and open revenue operating in more than 15 countries. As President and CEO, he expanded QED’s client portfolio to include a wide range of U.S. federal agencies and international donors including USAID, CDC, USDA, the State Department, and UK DFID.