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

Board of Directors  Senior Staff  All Staff

Executive Leadership

Leadership Team

  • Joe Hewitt, Vice President for Policy, Learning and Strategy
  • Paul Hughes, Special Advisor and Director, Overseas Safety and Security
  • Megan O'Hare, Chief of Staff
  • Kathleen Ross, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Joseph Sany, Vice President, Africa Center
  • William Taylor, Vice President, Strategic Stability and Security
  • Andrew Wilder, Vice President, Asia Center
  • Michael Yaffe, Vice President, Middle East and North Africa Center
  • David Yang, Vice President, Applied Conflict Transformation Center