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J. Steven Dowd Executive Director Representing the United States of America at African Development Bank


J. Steven Dowd was nominated by President Trump to serve as Executive Director of the African Development Bank and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in October 2017.

Steve has extensive worldwide experience in private sector and infrastructure development. Prior to his appointment, he engaged in numerous businesses in developing countries focusing on finance, energy and agriculture.

At the African Development Bank, Steve leads a team of Treasury and Commerce professionals dedicated to strengthening African infrastructure, accelerating growth, and facilitating U.S. business in Africa. Lifting median incomes and the dignity of all Africans is the USEDs guiding principle.

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