Former Country Representative, Timor-Leste

Susan Marx left the Foundation in 2017.

Susan Marx was formerly The Asia Foundation’s Country Representative in Timor-Leste. Ms. Marx was previously in the Foundation’s Afghanistan office where she served as Program Manager for the Access to Justice program and later as Acting Deputy Country Representative.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Susan Marx was a consultant for the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights, and an Area Coordinator for the Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development in charge of humanitarian assistance in northwest Afghanistan. Previously, she worked as a Program Officer for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Baghdad, Iraq. Along with substantial experience managing and developing programs, Marx has significant expertise in democracy, governance, and human rights.

Education: Bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in International Relations and Public Policy, University of Southern California; master’s degree in African and International Development Studies, University of California at Los Angeles; master’s degree in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University.