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Andrew Natsios      

Expert on Strategies for Business, Economic, and Political Success in the Developing World

His expertise is in helping businesses and organizations achieve results as they expand their operations in developing countries globally.  

Natsios headed the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) from 2001 to 2006, and led the U.S. Government's humanitarian efforts to aid victims of the Southeast Asian Tsanami, the earthquakes in Pakistan, and the humanitarian disaster in Sudan. Under his leadership, USAID also pioneered private-public partnerships to encourage development efforts in Third World countries.

Prior to joining USAID, Natsios garnered a reputation for effective business management as Chairman and CEO the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority and its \"Big Dig\" project in Boston.  Known officially as the Central Artery/Tunnel Project, Natsios rescued the project from cost overruns and scandals and directed its successful completion.          

Early in his career, Natsios served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1975 to 1987 and was named legislator of the year by the Massachusetts Municipal Association (1978), the Massachusetts Association of School Committees (1986), and Citizens for Limited Taxation (1986). He also was chairman of the Massachusetts Republican State Committee for seven years.

Natsios is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government where he received a master's degree in public administration.

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