U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Katie Taylor, (Board co-Chair since April 2015)
Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Global Health at USAID
Started term: June 2013

Katie Taylor

Assistant Administrator Bureau for Global Health Katie Taylor is Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Global Health at USAID. She formerly served as the Executive Director of the Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty (CIFA), a global health and development organization based in Washington DC.

Katie worked for General Electric for nearly 20 years in a wide variety of businesses, including its health care, transportation, and mortgage units. A multilingual executive, she has lived and worked in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. Katie held a number of leadership positions at GE: in the health care industry within GE Healthcare International as Managing Director of strategic market development, and as CEO of the GE Healthcare Mexico operation, as well as in other GE divisions – GE Corporate Business Development and e-Business, GE Transportation Systems (locomotives), GE Americom (satellites), and the GE Capital Mortgage Corporation. Before joining CIFA, she was Vice President for International Business Development for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Katie has a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University, a graduate Certificate of Political Studies from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and an M.S. in International Business from Georgetown University. She has two children, and a large extended family on both sides of the Atlantic.