Kevin X. Murphy
President and Chief Executive Officer
J.E. Austin Associates (JAA)
1977, BSFS, Georgetown; 1982, MBA and MPA. President and CEO, J.E. Austin Associates. Chairman of the Board, Partners for Sustainable Development; Board of Directors, Sustainable Development; 2008-11, Board Member, The Competitiveness Institute. Supervised implementation of 600 projects in 120 countries related to rapid and sustained economic growth. Introduced national competitiveness initiatives to eight countries. Senior adviser to national competitiveness reports in Egypt, Pakistan, Armenia and Senegal. Strategy consultant in 36 industry clusters. Coordinating City Competitiveness working group, Global Agenda Council on Competitiveness (2013). Co-Author: World Bank Competitiveness Guide; USAID Manual for Action in Private Sector.