Andrew Wilson is the executive director of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) in Washington, DC. Working with CIPE since 1996, he has served in a variety of roles, including deputy director for strategic planning and programs and regional director for Europe, Eurasia, and South Asia.

Throughout his time with CIPE, he has garnered extensive experience in dealing with private sector development issues in conflict and post-conflict settings, crafting successful business strategies to reduce corruption, encouraging entrepreneurship development, strengthening business advocacy, improving corporate governance standards, and promoting economic reform. He has worked with nonprofit boards to improve strategic planning and organizational development and has served on several international working groups dealing with political and economic development in transitional societies.

Prior to CIPE, Wilson worked for several development organizations focusing on economic reform, private sector development, and public diplomacy. He received his master’s degree in East European area studies from the University of London, and a bachelor’s degree in history from Lewis and Clark College. He is a board member of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore and the Regional Center for Organizational Management in Bucharest. He also serves as a director of the Meadows Foundation in Dallas, Texas.