Daniel O’Neil has more than 30 years of experience directing a wide range of international development projects in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. He most recently managed the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Water and Sanitation Project in Haiti. The project supported the government to adopt a private-sector approach to providing water and sanitation services. Before that he, managed the Haiti Resilient Environment North (HRE-N) Activity.

Previous projects Daniel managed include a rural roads rehabilitation that was implemented in Liberia during the Ebola outbreak, a wide range of relief and reconstruction activities following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and a seven-year cross-border cooperation program between Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Prior to joining DAI, Daniel worked with a variety of engineering firms including Cardno, Miyamoto International, Louis Berger International, and Sheladia and Associates as well as nonprofits such as Pan American Development Foundation, Planning Assistance, and Africare. Daniel has worked in 14 countries and is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. Daniel has also been the primary author of a variety of publications.



Christy Owen

Christy Owen is a development professional with more than 25 years of experience in the areas of natural resource management, climate finance, private sector engagement, climate adaptation and mitigation, biodiversity conservation, and governance.

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