Raymond C. Offenheiser

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Raymond C. Offenheiser has the president of Boston-based Oxfam America since 1995.

"Before joining Oxfam America, he served for five years as the Ford Foundation Representative in Bangladesh and, prior to that, in the Andean and Southern Cone regions of South America. He has also directed programs for the Inter-American Foundation (see Inter-American Foundation/Former Personnel and Directors) in both Brazil and Columbia and worked for Save the Children Federation in Mexico.

"He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Global Interdependence Initiative at the Aspen Institute, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and Inter-American Dialogue. Mr. Offenheiser has served as an advisor for the Harvard University's Asia Center, the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame, the School for International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

"Mr. Offenheiser is a frequent commentator in the media on such issues as foreign aid, international debt, human rights, and global trade policies. He has appeared in programs on CNN, NPR, and the BBC, and has been a quoted source in the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Baltimore Sun and other major American newspapers.

"Mr. Offenheiser holds a Masters Degree in Development Sociology from Cornell University and earned his Bachelors Degree from the University of Notre Dame. He speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese." [1]also see

External links

  • "Biography", America, Accessed December 2006.

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  1. Leadership Team, BRAC USA, accessed August 27, 2008.
  2. Earth Day Network Global Advisory Committee, organizational web page, accessed December 21, 2013.