Georges A. Fauriol
Georges Fauriol has been vice president for programs, planning, grants management, compliance, and evaluation at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) since 2010. He joined NED from one of its core implementing institutes, the International Republican Institute (IRI), where he initially served as vice president for strategic planning and later as senior vice president. In 2004, he also served as IRI’s acting president. Prior to joining IRI in 2001, Fauriol occupied a number of positions at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), notably after 1992 as director and senior fellow of the Americas Program, leading the Center’s work on Western Hemisphere issues—the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America, and Canada. During his tenure at CSIS, he also worked as the assistant to the chairman of the Board of Trustees, Ambassador Anne Armstrong. He is currently a senior associate with the CSIS Americas Program. Previously, Fauriol also worked at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. He has extensive international and cross-regional field experience, including 16 election observation missions in Eurasia, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean Basin region. Fauriol is the author or coauthor of several books and more than 70 other publications. He has testified before congressional committees and appeared in media interviews, including on the PBS NewsHour, BBC, and other outlets. He holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.