Chief Operating Officer
Constantin Abarbieritei has more than 20 years of experience managing international practices for global organizations. Areas of focus include corporate finance and mergers and acquisition work, strategic and operational planning, and field work as a project director. Constantin has also delivered programs in diverse technical areas, including climate change, water and sanitation, food security, health, economic development, and impact evaluation.
Previously, Constantin was a division vice president at Abt Associates, following its acquisition of IBM’s International Development Practice. While at Abt, he managed the International Economic Growth Division that implemented projects in developing countries in agriculture/food security, climate change, economic development, and impact evaluation for the United States Agency for International Development, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, Gates Foundation, Millennium Challenge Corporation, Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, and African Green Revolution Forum. He led a multidisciplinary team of more than 300 staff based in the U.S. and in project offices in developing countries.
Constantin holds an economics degree from the Academy of Economic Studies in Romania, and a Master of Private and Public Management/Master of Business Administration from Yale School of Management.