Development Credit Authority, U.S. Agency for International Development
Michael Metzler is Acting Director of USAID’s Development Credit Authority (DCA), a U.S. government credit guarantee program that unlocks private financing in support of USAID development priorities.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Metzler served as the Director of USAID's Economic Growth Office in Belgrade, Serbia. In that capacity, he structured a partial credit guarantee to make possible the first municipal bond issuance in the country's history.
Mr. Metzler has also served as a special assistant and adviser to several USAID administrators on issues related to financial markets, macroeconomic policy and regulatory reform. Before joining USAID, he was the director of a national house-building program for Habitat for Humanity International and served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Nepal.
Mr. Metzler is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies where he studied development finance and economics.