Thomas Hurley

Thomas Hurley

Deputy Director, Multilateral Partnerships

Tom Hurley leads the foundation’s strategic engagement with UNICEF and the World Health Organization’s regional offices in Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean, as part of the Office of the President of Global Development.

Before joining the foundation in 2014, Tom served as deputy vice president for Europe, Asia, the Pacific, and Latin America in the Department of Compact Operations at the U.S. government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). He led the team that managed MCC’s relationships with countries receiving MCC grants, known as compacts, including overseeing and supporting countries implementing compact projects.

Earlier, Tom served as the director of quality assurance and results at the African Development Bank (AfDB) and as the AfDB’s director of human development, overseeing lending and nonlending operations in the health, education, and social protection sectors.

Before joining the AfDB, he served as the team leader for East Asia and the Pacific for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and as a senior advisor with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), supporting UNDP’s management of Global Fund grants in Africa and the Arab states. He also served as assistant secretary general for operations at the CARE International Secretariat in Brussels and spent eight years in CARE’s field offices in Sudan, Cambodia, the former Soviet Union, and Kosovo.

Tom started his international development career as a Peace Corps volunteer in Fiji and Swaziland. He received a bachelor of science degree from New York University, a master of public health degree from Columbia University, and a master in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School.

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