Stephen Cox, MPP

Board Member

Steve Cox brings 40 years of experience in international development, community philanthropy, and strategic management to Asylum Works. Prior to his retirement in March 2018, Steve served for eight years as Vice President for Programs and Managing Director for Networks and Strategic Initiatives at the Inter-American Foundation. Steve has also held senior executive positions with the Ford Foundation, the World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and Fundación Acceso, a non-profit organization that he founded in Costa Rica. Steve has spent half of his career in residence in Latin America (Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil, Peru, and Guatemala), and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.  He has a BA in Latin American Economic Development from Berkeley and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard.