Mike Greer brings thirteen years’ experience in international education and development with particular expertise in M&E, operations, research, and program management. Since starting this position, he has managed 17 total projects spanning east Africa, Asia, and Latin America/Caribbean. His donor experience includes public and private donors such as USAID, USDA, USDOL, IOM, DoS, and the Templeton Foundation. Mike has managed a number of education projects, but has also managed projects focusing on child protection, youth, MERL, social work, economic empowerment, and CVA. He regularly presents on his education projects at USAID’s flagship education conference, the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES).
Before joining WVUS in 2015, Mike worked in Jordan as a Data Analyst with International Relief and Development (now Blumont) for the UNHCR-funded project “Outreach Services for Syrian and Iraqi Refugees.” For over 7 years, he has worked in Washington, DC with NGOs such as World Learning and AED (now FHI360), managing education programs and operations support. Mike is also a returned Peace Corps Volunteer from Jordan where he taught English and photography summer camps in a small village in the eastern desert.
Mike grew up in Nairobi Kenya as a missionary kid and speaks some Arabic. He lives in Austin, Texas and is married to Daisy. They have a son named Boaz. He enjoys spending time with family, outdoor activities, and keeping active in his Anglican church community, Church of the Cross.
Master’s Degree in International Education with a concentration on NGO management from The George Washington University
Bachelor’s Degree in Intercultural Communication from Grace College (Winona Lake, IN).