Senior Vice President

Robert O'Donovan

Rob O’Donovan is Senior Vice President of Eurasia Foundation. He directly oversees EF’s Digital Governance practice area, which is comprised of four programs, including EF’s flagship anti-corruption e-governance program in Ukraine. Previously, Rob led EF’s business development team, securing several multi-million-dollar awards during his tenure. From 2006 to 2010, Rob served as EF’s Senior Program and Evaluation Officer and he regularly assessed the organizational capacity of the seven local foundations that comprise the Eurasia Foundation Network. From 2001 to 2006, Rob was based in Tbilisi, Georgia, where he worked as EF’s Regional Director of the South Caucasus Cooperation Program, a cross-border initiative that strengthened connections among leading non-governmental organizations from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Rob began his career in international development in 1996 as a Peace Corps Volunteer in southeast Kazakhstan, where he taught English to high school students and helped establish an English teachers association. Rob received a BA in English literature from the University of Vermont and an MS in development management from American University.