Andrew Snow is currently the State Department fellow at USIP. A senior foreign service officer, he has spent most of his career at State working on international economic issues. His most recent assignment was economic counselor at the U.S. Mission to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France. Prior to that, he worked for several years on Iraq issues: as the economic counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad (2013-14), as the director of the Office of Iraq Economic Affairs at the State Department in Washington (2011-13), and as the team leader of the U.S. Regional Reconstruction Team in Erbil (2009-10).
Mr. Snow has also served in Ankara, Abidjan, and Nouakchott, and worked in the State Department Economic Bureau’s Office of Monetary Affairs in Washington. Prior to joining the State Department in 1991, he had an eleven-year career in international banking with Manufacturers Hanover Trust. From 1983-86, he represented Manufacturers Hanover in West Africa, based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. From 1975-78, he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon.
Mr. Snow holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and master’s degrees from the American Graduate School of International Management and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at National Defense University. He is married with four grown sons.