• Promoting Gender Equality and Staff Empowerment
    Promoting Gender Equality and Staff Empowerment

    A strong track record in engaging and promoting women in the management of programs and empowerment of staff from cooperative countries.

  • Sharing Knowledge Through Executive Training and Education
    Sharing Knowledge Through Executive Training and Education

    International experience in innovative and dynamic management and leadership programs.

  • Understanding Clients' Expectations and Regulations
    Understanding Clients' Expectations and Regulations

    Ten years of experience with USAID ADS and FAR requirements including PMPs, branding requirements and contracts management.

  • Supporting Governments with Service Delivery and Systems
    Supporting Governments with Service Delivery and Systems

    Implemented governmental IT systems and simplified procedures aimed at improving service delivery to citizens and investors.

  • Contributing to Sustainable Solutions
    Contributing to Sustainable Solutions

    With a focus on systems and service improvements and participatory regulatory reform. 

  • Managing Large Complex Programs
    Managing Large Complex Programs

    Extensive experience managing multi-million dollar programs in complex and demanding environments.

Managing high-profile, complex programs for USAID and the World Bank with a combined value of over USD 85 million.

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Introduction

Dr. Gregory Maassen is a development professional with over 20 years of experience, including 13 years of senior management experience with the IFC/World Bank and USAID programs in Armenia, Afghanistan, Russia, Iraq, Macedonia and Jordan.

Profile

In-depth experience managing complex, high profile programs that focus on legislative reform, good governance and service improvement, capacity building, community based economic development and poverty alleviation.

 
 

Dr. Gregory F. Maassen is currently Chief of Party of the USAID/Aqaba Community and Economic Development Program in Jordan (2010-). View Gregory Maassen's profile on LinkedIn

He was Senior Advisor Middle East and Asia to Cardno/EMG with assignments in Washington DC, Iraq, Jordan, Indonesia and Uganda and Chief of Party and Technical Expert for USAID in Afghanistan (LTERA Project, 2006-2009), Chief of Party for USAID in Macedonia (CGCL Project, 2003-2006 - EMG Deloitte) and Head of Office, Project Manager and expert (1999-2002) for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group in Armenia and Russia.

Long Term Senior Management Assignments

LocationProgramsPositionDurationBudgetStaff
  Long Term Assignments - Dr. Gregory F. Maassen
Jordan USAID - Aqaba Community and Economic Development Chief of Party 2010-Current $23 million >30 staff, >100 grantees and implementing partners
Afghanistan USAID - Land Titling and Economic Restructuring Chief of Party 2006-2009 $56.3 million 350-400 staff, 800 volunteers and 200 civil servants
USA Cardno Emerging Markets - Program Development and Interim Management Interim Chief of Party and Senior Advisor Middle East and Asia 2008-2010 - Senior Management Team member
Macedonia USAID - Corporate Governance and Company Law Chief of Party 2003-2006 $5 million 25 staff
Russia World Bank - IFC -  Russia Corporate Governance Program Advisor 2002-2003 - Coached a team of corporate lawyers and project managers
Armenia World Bank - IFC - Armenia Technical Assistance Facility Advisor and Head of Office 1999-2002 - 18 staff
Netherlands Erasmus Research Institute of Management - ERIM Adjunct Assistant Professor 1994-2010 - Supervised Ph.D. students and graduate students

Other experience with the World Bank - IFC included assignments in Georgia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine.

As a tenured Adjunct Assistant Professor at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, he taught MBA courses on international financial markets, risk management-internal control and strategic management (1998-2009) in the Netherlands and Indonesia and supervised Ph.D. students. In addition, he has taught numerous courses at other universities. He received a Fulbright scholarship from the US Department of State and has written over 40 articles, research papers and books (chapters) on the governance of organizations and risk management.

Education

DurationPrograms
  Education - Dr. Gregory F. Maassen
1994 – 1999 Ph.D., International Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management, the Netherlands and Hofstra University, New York (Fulbright Scholarship, US);
1990 – 1994 M.Sc., Sociology, Management and Organization, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Hofstra University (Student Exchange Program, New York);
1986 – 1990 B.A., Management and Organization/Human Resources Management, Gelderland College of Advanced Education, HAN University, the Netherlands.
 
 
 
 
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