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Cardno International Development appoints Jaleen Moroney President of U.S. Area

Ms. Moroney is a leader in international development with more than 35 years of experience in the industry, including most recently as Vice President of the Economic Policy and Governance Unit at Nathan Associates.

Having led multimillion dollar projects in Egypt, Myanmar, Jordan, Mozambique, the Philippines, Indonesia and Serbia, Ms. Moroney is well positioned to leverage Cardno’s 50 years in international development to expand our work in providing integrated solutions that create opportunities for sustainable change in developing nations.

As former Vice President of Corporate Operations, Ms. Moroney has served leadership, operational and technical roles in the home office and field. 

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Jaleen Moroney, President of U.S. Area, International Development

A three-time USAID Chief of Party, she has worked as an economist, and has extensive field experience for USAID and World Bank projects, where she advised foreign government officials on economic policy and trade policy reforms, promoting business enabling environments and legislative reforms modernizing commercial frameworks, while also building the capacity of government officials, judges and private sector personnel.

In Egypt, Ms. Moroney successfully led change management on a number of USAID-funded programs, including such activities as assisting Egypt to implement the country’s first comprehensive WTO-compliant intellectual property rights law. She assisted the Government of Egypt in forming and actualizing three new institutions: a Mediation Center for commercial disputes, a Competition Authority, and a Consumer Protection Agency. Her work helped create a circuit of economic courts to hear commercial cases, and a unit in the Ministry of Public Works and Water Resources to conduct feasibility analysis of proposed infrastructure projects.

Throughout her career, she has consistently improved corporate policies, practices, and systems, ensuring proper compliance on USAID and other donor contracts.

Ms. Moroney holds a Master’s Degree in economics and Bachelor’s Degree in Foreign Service with a concentration in international economics from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.