As president of Africare, Dr. Darius Mans is responsible for the leadership and growth of our multicultural organization. Dr. Mans came to Africare in 2010 with more than 30 years of development experience.
Prior to joining Africare, Dr. Mans fulfilled a number of roles at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), including acting chief executive officer, vice president of implementation and managing director for Africa. In these positions, Dr. Mans was responsible for vast and diverse program portfolios in MCC compact countries. Dr. Mans also has experience managing 45 country programs around the world as director of the World Bank Institute. In the earlier years of his career, Dr. Mans served as an economist with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, taught economics at the University of Maryland and served as a consultant to KPMG on infrastructure projects in Latin America.
Dr. Mans holds a doctorate in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where he was born.