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Acting President and CEO
Associate General Counsel


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Dev Jagadesan is Acting President and CEO, and Associate General Counsel for Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution. Mr. Jagadesan has extensive experience in government and has held several leadership positions in the U.S. Government over his career. He rejoined OPIC in 2001 and in his current position, provides legal support and guidance to all aspects of OPIC’s operations and mission. Mr. Jagadesan also serves as the Designated Agency Ethics Official responsible for OPIC’s ethics program and compliance. Mr. Jagadesan served as the Deputy General Counsel 2006 to 2010.

Previously, Mr. Jagadesan served as the Acting Inspector General and Counsel to the Inspector General at the U.S. International Trade Commission. Prior to that Mr. Jagadesan served several years in the U.S. Army Judge Advocates General Corp rising to the rank of Major. Mr. Jagadesan served in various legal roles in the Army including serving as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.

​​​​​​​Mr. Jagadesan holds a BA from The Catholic University of America and a JD from the Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America.