A strong track record in engaging and promoting women in the management of programs and empowerment of staff from cooperative countries.
With a focus on systems and service improvements and participatory regulatory reform.
Implemented governmental IT systems and simplified procedures aimed at improving service delivery to citizens and investors.
Extensive experience managing multi-million dollar programs in complex and demanding environments.
In-depth experience with USAID ADS and FAR requirements including PMPs, branding requirements and contracts management.
International experience in innovative and dynamic management and leadership programs.
Dr. Gregory F. Maassen is a development professional and (interim) manager with over 20 years of experience, including 15 years of senior management experience with the IFC/World Bank and USAID programs in Armenia, Southern Africa, Afghanistan, Russia, Iraq, Macedonia and Jordan.
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.
He was Senior Advisor Middle East and Asia to Cardno/EMG with assignments in Washington DC, Iraq, Jordan, Indonesia and Uganda, Chief of Party of numerous USAID programs and Head of Office, Project Manager and expert for the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group in Armenia and Russia.
|Long Term Assignments - Dr. Gregory F. Maassen|
|South Africa||USAID - Southern Africa Trade Hub||Chief of Party||2014-current||+$50 million||>35 staff, 80+ STTA pool|
|Iraq||USAID - Financial Development Program||Chief of Party||2013-2014||$46 million||>60 staff|
|Jordan||USAID - Aqaba Community and Economic Development||Chief of Party||2010-2013||$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||Chief of Party (interim) 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 - 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.|