Enoh T. Ebong, Deputy Director
Enoh T. Ebong serves as Deputy Director and chief operating officer of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, an agency of the U.S. government that helps U.S. businesses create jobs through the export of their goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies. USTDA links U.S. companies to global export opportunities by providing early project planning assistance that matches U.S. technological expertise with overseas infrastructure development needs – creating lasting business partnerships between the United States and emerging market economies. Ms. Ebong oversees the operations of the Agency and manages staff responsible for developing and executing USTDA’s program activities.
Since joining USTDA as an attorney-advisor in 2004, Ms. Ebong has served in several capacities, including acting Regional Director for sub-Saharan Africa, Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel. As the chief legal officer of the Agency, Ms. Ebong provided authoritative legal advice and direction on all USTDA program and operations activities; represented USTDA in connection with matters affecting the Agency and provided legal advice and guidance to the Director on broad issues related to the mission, overall conduct, strategic direction and effectiveness of the Agency.
Prior to joining USTDA, Ms. Ebong practiced law at the Boston office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. in the area of business and finance. Her practice included the representation of public and private companies, with an emphasis on financing transactions for both start-ups and established businesses; mergers and acquisitions; and corporate governance issues.
Ms. Ebong received her undergraduate degree from The University of Edinburgh, and her Master of Arts in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.