Country Director, Haiti
Gary Philoctete is the Haiti Country Director for the Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA). He provides overall leadership and direction to the Cookstoves and Clean Energy Market project implementation and oversees CCA operations in Haiti. He holds a degree in civil engineering and brings more than 25 years of professional experience managing relief and development programming in water and sanitation, food security, environment, energy, and climate change for the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining CCA, he worked at Save the Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo where he coordinated the Ebola response program. He served as Country Director for J/P Haitian Relief Organization in Haiti where he oversaw the earthquake response and coordinated development program implementation office operations. He also provided assistance to a national climate change program that involved the Haitian government, donors, and private stakeholders. Gary served as Director of Operations with Save the Children in Haiti where he oversaw post-earthquake response and development programs. He also worked for CARE-International in Haiti as Assistant Country Director where he provided leadership to emergency response and development programming in environment, health, and food security sectors.