Paul Jeffery has more than 23 years of experience leading international development programs in Asia, Africa, and the Balkans. He currently oversees a portfolio of environmental projects in Southeast Asia funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Prior to his current role, Paul was the Chief of Party for the USAID Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience (APIK) project in Indonesia. APIK focused on mainstreaming climate and disaster resilience into government of Indonesia frameworks, building the capacity of communities and the private sector to address climate and weather-related hazards, and improving the quality and accessibility of climate and weather information services.

Before joining DAI, Paul worked for Mercy Corps for 12 years, including six years as Country Director in Indonesia and Timor-Leste. In these roles, Paul led large teams and a diverse portfolio of programs, including those focused on climate and disaster resilience, market development, private sector engagement, and health. Paul is fluent in Bahasa Indonesia.



Paul Violette

Paul Violette is the Senior Director of the Water, Energy, and Waste Practice, working to reduce waste and environmental pollution, transition to renewables, improve service delivery, boost inclusive and equitable economic growth, and strengthen governance and resilience.

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