Alonzo Wind - USAID/Southern Africa Deputy Mission Director

Alonzo Wind joined USAID/Southern Africa as Deputy Mission Director in December 2014.
Prior to serving in South Africa, Alonzo served as USAID’s Deputy Mission Director in Iraq from October 2013 to November 2014.
From September 2011 to October 2013 he served in the Africa Bureau as Regional Advisor and de-facto Deputy Office Director for Southern Africa Affairs, and then Acting Office Director. Served several years in Iraq and Afghanistan, prior to which Mr. Wind served ten years overseas as the Supervisory General Development Officer with USAID missions in Nigeria, Angola and Nicaragua, focusing on health, HIV/AIDS, education, governance, and social sector reform.
Prior to joining USAID as a career officer in 1999, Mr. Wind spent about 19 years mostly in developing countries overseas, working with private contractors and nonprofit development organizations. His work overseas started with his service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador (1980-82).
Mr. Wind studied at the University of Chicago and has a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Master’s of Science in Public Health Management.
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Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 6:45am