Darius TeterVice President for Programs
Aid Effectiveness and Reform | Food Security and Hunger | Agriculture | Trade
Darius Teter oversees Oxfam America’s humanitarian response work, regional development programs, community finance and learning and evaluation.
Before joining Oxfam, Teter supervised worldwide program development for the Millennium Challenge Corporation, a US government grant-making agency founded in 2004 to apply the principles of country ownership, accountability and results measurement to large-scale public investments in transport, agriculture and social services. Previously he worked at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as a senior economist focused on community forestry, agriculture and flood control projects in Bangladesh and Cambodia, then as a deputy country director in Mongolia. He went on to become an advisor for overall operations in east and central Asia. Prior to ADB he served as an advisor to the Indonesian Ministry of Finance with the Harvard Institute for International Development, focusing on trade and investment policy and forestry.
Teter has a BA in history from Yale University and an MPP from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He completed advanced graduate work in forest resources management, focusing on natural resource economics, at the University of British Columbia.