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Paul Violette

Vice President, Environment and Infrastructure

Education:

  • Cornell University, Bachelor of Science in Physics
  • Colorado School of Mines, Master of Science in Geophysics
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, JD

Languages: English, Japanese

Technical areas of expertise: Water and Sanitation, Climate Change, Clean Energy, Infrastructure.

Paul Violette is DT Global's Vice President of the Environment and Infrastructure practice area, based in the United States. Paul is a practice director, project manager, recognized USAID Chief of Party, and environmental attorney with over 20 years of experience managing and implementing USAID projects in water and sanitation, clean energy, climate change and infrastructure in more than 20 countries across Asia, Africa, Europe, and Latin America.

What’s the coolest thing about your job?

The coolest thing about my job is that our efforts can have an impact on the lives and livelihoods of people in need in the developing world.

What’s your favorite place of all the places you’ve travelled?

Kyoto, Japan is a place that has special meaning for me. I lived and worked there for five years, and gained a small glimpse into their ancient traditions and way of life.