Current and Past Leadership

USIP leadership includes members of the board of directors, the president, executive vice president, and a leadership team of vice presidents and assistant vice presidents.

Board of Directors

President and Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President

Senior Staff

  • Andrew Blum, Vice President, Program Management and Evaluation
  • Salih Booker, Vice President, External Relations
  • Michael Graham, Vice President, Management & CFO
  • Jeffrey Helsing, Associate Vice President, Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding
  • Linda Jamison, Vice President, Global Talent Development & HR
  • Carla Koppell, Vice President, Applied Conflict Transformation
  • Manal Omar, Associate Vice President, Center for the Middle East and Africa
  • Colette Rausch, Associale Vice President, Governance, Law and Society
  • William F. Rothenbecker, Associate Vice President of Operations
  • Lauren Van Metre, acting Associate Vice President, Applied Research in Conflict
  • Andrew Wilder, Vice President, Asia Center