Boston University School of Law

Donald F. Terry

Lecturer in Law
Manager of the Multilateral Investment Fund
Inter-American Development Bank (Retired)

B.A., Yale University
J.D., University of California at Berkeley

Donald F. Terry is currently a consultant in matters involving financial inclusion, particularly remittances and microfinance.

Previously he was manager of the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank since its inception in 1993 through 2008. Before joining the MIF, Terry held a number of senior staff positions in the United States Congress and the United States Treasury Department. He served as deputy assistant secretary of the Treasury from 1979 to 1981, involved primarily in shaping U.S. policy toward international financial institutions. He was a recipient of the U.S. Treasury's Meritorious Service Award in 1980.

From 1983 to 1993 Terry served as staff director of three different U.S. Congressional Committees: the Joint Economic Committee, the House Committee on Small Business and the House Committee on Banking and Financial Institutions. Previously, he was staff director of the House Committee on Ethics, and served on the staff of the House Judiciary Committee.

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