Mathieu Lucius is an international development specialist with 20 years of experience in economic development program implementation, project design and management, training, alliance building and capacity building. Mr. Lucius is a proven leader and a results-oriented development strategist. He currently serves as ACDI/VOCA’s deputy chief of party and grants manager for the PL 480 Title II Multi-Year Assistance Program (MYAP) for Haiti, which is funded by the USAID Office of Food for Peace. In this role he helps with program management, acts as country representative/chief of party when necessary, and hires and supervises staff. He provides leadership, oversight and strategic support to program implementation. Mr. Lucius also oversees the activities of a community-based small grants program that is part of the MYAP in Haiti. This program uses an integrated approach to increase food security that includes the promotion of sustainable livelihood strategies as well as a focus on health and nutrition. He helped the program prepare for the performance audit of the Office of the Inspector General and helped manage emergency relief and recovery activities after the January 2010 earthquake. From 2001 to 2005, he served as the associate director/agriculture and environment program manager for the Peace Corps/Haiti program. Mr. Lucius is a trained agronomist who majored in economics and rural development and received advance training in project management. He is certified by APMG-UK as a development professional project manager (PMD Pro1). He is fluent in English and speaks native French and Haitian Creole.