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Paul Marin, Director of Partnership and Innovation, USTDA

Paul Alvaro Marin is the Director for Partnership and Innovation at the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). In this role, Mr. Marin develops and maintains strategic relationships with U.S. industry, U.S. government agencies, the National Security Council, multilateral institutions, and non-governmental organizations.

Prior to this role, Mr. Marin served for three years at the National Security Council as the Director for International Trade, Investment, and Nuclear Energy Policy, and as the Acting Senior Director for International Trade and Investment. In these roles, he oversaw the coordination of White House priorities that support U.S. jobs through exports and inward investment. 

Mr. Marin previously served as USTDA’s Regional Director for sub-Saharan Africa, Assistant Director for Policy and Program, and Country Manager for Southeast Asia.

Mr. Marin holds a B.A. in International Relations and German, Phi Beta Kappa, from Bucknell University and a M.A. in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.