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Paul Altidor

Ambassador of Haiti in Washington D.C., SPURS Alumni

Paul Altidor became ambassador of Haiti to the United States on May 2, 2012 having previously served as vice president at the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund in Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Altidor has an extensive private sector background. As a management consultant, he counseled firms in various countries on corporate governance and responsibility. In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, Ambassador Altidor led a team of professors and researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Community Innovators Lab to Haiti to provide guidance on housing policy and financing. Prior to the 2010 earthquake, Ambassador Altidor worked at the International Finance Corporation, where he advised governments on infrastructure projects and public-private partnerships. He has also worked for the World Bank and taught at Ecole Supérieure Catholique de Droit de Jérémie, a law school in his native town of Jérémie.

Ambassador Altidor received his undergraduate degree from Boston College, an advanced degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and also pursued graduate studies in law and economics at the University of Paris in France.