Ann Katsiak, Nathan Associates
Ann Katsiak is the Vice President of the Economic Engagement and Private Sector Development at Nathan Associates, where she manages a portfolio of over US$55 million. She also serves as Chief of Party for the US-Support for Economic Growth in Asia (US-SEGA) project and works closely with a range of partners to develop policy programs across the Indo-Pacific region. Over her career, Ms Katsiak has honed expertise on regional integration, trade and trade facilitation while also leading multi-stakeholder efforts around women’s economic empowerment, including gender and structural reform, women’s employment in non-traditional sectors and women’s entrepreneurship. Ms Katsiak has international experience in Moldova, Armenia, Jordan, and Central Asia, in addition to the Asia-Pacific region. She holds a master’s degree in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University.