Chief of Staff / Legislative Affairs

Paula Mathews
Chief of Staff / Legislative and Public Affairs
U.S. Agency for International Development

Paula Mathews will serve as the Chief of Staff for the USAID Office of Inspector General.

Paula has extensive experience in the oversight community and with foreign assistance. This experience is rooted in more than a decade as an analyst and senior evaluator with GAO, which included time abroad in the International Affairs and Trade Division. After that time, Paula served in the MCC oversight division for 4-and-a-half years, advancing work on performance audits. For the past 2 years, Paula has been a Special Assistant to the Administrator working closely with senior agency officials to promote effective engagement, facilitate resolution of competing interests, and ensure responsiveness to internal and external requirements.