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Greg Collins

FSIN Technical Working Group Member, Resilence Measurement

Current position
Deputy, Resilience Secretariat
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Region of interest
Fields of interest
Resilience measurement
Greg Collins is a Food Security Advisor in the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Bureau of Food Security. He also serves as Deputy Director of the agency’s cross-bureau Resilience Secretariat. Greg was based in Nairobi (with Food-for-Peace) during the 2011 drought emergency and helped lead the development of USAID’s Horn of Africa resilience strategy in 2012. He also helped lead a DC-based technical team supporting the development of USAID’s Sahel resilience strategy in 2012-13. Prior to coming to USAID, Greg worked as technical advisor for various UN agencies (FAO, WFP, UNICEF) and NGOs. Greg holds an MPH from Tulane University with emphasis on food security and monitoring and evaluation and a PhD in Economic Sociology from UC Davis where his research focused on the emergence (and resilience) of Somalia’s telecommunications industry in the wake of state collapse.
Last update
04 Apr 2014