Gregory Huger

Portrait of Gregory Huger
Assistant to the Administrator

Greg Huger serves as Assistant to the Administrator for the Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs, leading USAID’s efforts for two of the Agency’s largest country programs. Mr. Huger brings considerable experience to this position from his leadership positions with USAID, Peace Corps, Deere and Company, Bechtel National Inc. and Unocal Corporation.

Mr. Huger has extensive regional experience. From 2013-2015, he was USAID/Pakistan Deputy Mission Director for FATA/KP where he led the Agency’s efforts to stabilize tribal areas on the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan and managed a $1.2 billion program to restore local public services, build over 1000 kilometers of road, and irrigate one million acres of land. From 2010-2013, as USAID/Afghanistan’s Senior Development Advisor in Regional Command East embedded with the U.S. Military, Mr. Huger played a leading role in the development and implementation of a strategy, program and team to support the stabilization and transition to Afghan control in eastern Afghanistan.

From 1994-1999, Mr. Huger served as Mission Director for USAID/Ukraine where he built the third largest U.S. assistance program in the world. He was Associate Mission Director for USAID/Egypt from 1987-1992. He established Peace Corps in the Democratic Republic of Congo and was Peace Corps Country Director in Brazil. He also held several leadership positions for USAID, Peace Corps, and the private sector in El Salvador, Iraq, Spain, Colombia, and the Ivory Coast.

Mr. Huger has a B.A. in history from Georgetown University and attended the Johns Hopkins SAIS. He speaks six languages and holds the rank of Minister Counselor in the U.S. Foreign Service.