Country Director, Benin, Millenium Challenge Corporation
Christopher Broughton is the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Country Director for Benin where he oversees a $375 million electric power-focused grant that includes utility-scale solar generation and the largest off-grid electrification program the United States is undertaking anywhere in the world. Previously Christopher served as Senior Advisor to the MCC Vice President for Operations, Director for Stability Operations on the National Security Council staff, Country Coordinator for Afghanistan and Pakistan in the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Foreign Assistance, and Presidential Management Fellow on the U.S. Agency for International Development Afghanistan Desk. Christopher began his career in development as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua. He holds a Master in Public Affairs degree from Princeton University and baccalaureate degrees in Politics and Economics from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Christopher is a Project Management Professional, member of Phi Beta Kappa, and term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is fluent in French and Spanish and conversant in Hindi, Urdu, and Portuguese.