David Snelbecker

David has over 30 years of experience as a senior economic policy advisor, project manager and executive, for international development projects and companies working in developing, post-conflict and transition countries. He has worked in the areas of macroeconomic policy; fiscal policy and administration (taxation and budgeting); competitiveness; inclusive market systems; workforce development; post-conflict economic governance; trade and investment climate; and pension reform.

David joined IDG as the CEO in 2009, growing the organization from a small company to an organization now among the top 25 USAID implementing partners, with annual revenues over $20 million. David previously held positions as Senior Vice President with AECOM International Development; as a Principal with The Services Group; as a Macro-Economic Policy Advisor for the Harvard Institute for International Development in Ukraine; and as a Legislative Correspondent for then-Senator Joe Biden. He served as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center.

David holds a PhD and MPP in Public Policy from Harvard University and an AB from Princeton University. He speaks fluent Russian, as well as basic Ukrainian, Spanish, and German. David enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with his three daughters and wife.