Andrew Albertson is the Executive Director of Foreign Policy for America, where he leads the team in working to strengthen support for principled American engagement in the world. Prior to founding FP4A, Andrew worked at USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI), where he was Deputy Regional Representative for OTI’s programs in the South and Southwest regions. From 2007 to 2010, Andrew was the founding executive director of the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to examining how genuine democracies can develop in the Middle East and how the U.S. can best support that process.
Andrew is a Fellow with the Truman National Security Project and recently co-directed the organization’s Fragile States Working Group. He received a Master of Science in Foreign Service degree from Georgetown University, where he was the Huffington Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy.