Georgetown Development Initiative

John Hurley

Director of International Debt Policy at the U.S. Department of Treasury, and Visiting Policy Fellow of the Center for Global Development Director of International Debt Policy at the U.S. Department of Treasury, and Visiting Policy Fellow of the Center for Global Development

John Hurley is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC. He is on leave from the U.S. Treasury Department where most recently he was the Director of the Office of Debt and Development Policy. He has been working on international finance and macroeconomic issues for the U.S. Treasury Department for over twenty-five years. Since the mid-1990s he has focused on economic development in developing countries. Among other assignments, he served as an advisor to the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Finance, the senior advisor to the U.S. Executive Director for the Inter-American Development Bank, the Acting U.S. Executive Director for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and Treasury’s representative in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake. He was the lead U.S. negotiator for the 2015 Financing for Development outcome document known as the Addis Ababa Action Agenda. He was also the principal U.S. representative to the G-20 Development Working Group, the G-20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion, and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.