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Eric Meyer


Deputy Assistant Secretary for Africa and the Middle East, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Eric Meyer is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Africa and the Middle East at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In this role he oversees Treasury’s engagement with 59 economies across Africa and the Middle East, including economic and financial sector monitoring, analysis and policy advice, and development policy work. In his over 20 years with Treasury, Eric has worked on a range of development, environment, private sector, and regional economic issues. He has served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Development Policy, in the U.S. Executive Director’s offices at the IMF, World Bank and EBRD, as well as covering Europe as Treasury Representative based in Frankfurt. As Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director for Europe and Eurasia, Eric coordinated the Department’s engagement with, and response to, financial and economic crises across Europe between 2006 and 2010. Prior to joining the Treasury Department, Eric worked in international consulting and construction management in Atlanta. He earned degrees in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and International Economics and Energy and Environment Policy from the Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies.

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