Roman Napoli currently serves as Managing Director for Policy in the Office of Foreign Assistance. In this capacity, he leads foreign assistance policy alignment to U.S. foreign policy resource and strategy efforts.
Previous to this position, Mr. Napoli served as Deputy Coordinator for USAID’s Agency-wide reform effort, where he led all of the operational aspects of the Transformation Task Team alongside numerous reform efforts. In this role, he was the most senior civil servant on the Task Team and personally led the creation of a new Agency Mission Statement and reform of USAID’s procurement system, regional platforms, and civilian-military relations.
Throughout his seventeen years in Federal Service, Mr. Napoli has served in a number of senior USAID and State Department positions and has been an integral part of USAID’s leadership team, including leading USAID’s Office of Budget and Resource Management (acting); Deputy Assistant Administrator for USAID’s Policy, Planning, and Learning Bureau (acting); and USAID’s first Deputy Program Management Improvement Officer. These positions built on over a decade of previous work in budget and policy in the Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and in details to the U.S. Congress and Executive Office of the President.
Roman holds a Master’s degree in Public Service Administration from the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University and is a Distinguished Graduate of the Eisenhower School for National Security and Resources at the National Defense University.