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Maya Rusten

Senior Consultant, US

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Maya has a passion for economic development and trade issues, and for more than nine years now, she’s been working with development agencies to strengthen trade and economic policies and practices.

Before joining CPCS, she worked as a Managing Associate at Nathan Associates Inc., where she managed a portfolio of international trade, regional integration and structural reform programs. Notably, she assisted in the development of Cambodia’s World Trade Organization 2017 trade policy review and has contributed to analytical reports for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and local government ministries in Uganda, Moldova, and the Maldives.


  • Master of Arts, International Trade and Investment Policy, George Washington University
  • Bachelor of Science, Economics, Syracuse University

3 fun facts:

  • Enjoys yoga and cycling
  • Working her way through visiting all 423 US National Parks
  • Is followed by Barack Obama on twitter

Contact Maya

P: +1 613-237-2500