John Sanbrailo has over 40 years of experience managing international development programs and disaster assistance with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Organization of American States, corporate and private donors, and other bilateral and multilateral sources.
He has been a consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, Latin American governments, corporations and non-governmental organizations. He is a recognized leader in managing programs in areas undergoing civil strife or those impacted by natural disasters and mobilizing international agency and private contributions for rapid and high impact responses. As an expert in working with non-governmental organizations and municipalities, he has had extensive experience developing public-private partnerships in support of national development and Inter-American cooperation.
The Pan American Development Foundation specializes in improving livelihoods and generating employment, strengthening communities and civil society, promoting democracy and local governance, responding to natural disasters and humanitarian crises, and supporting regional development. Its largest programs are in Haiti and Colombia with activities implemented throughout the Americas.