Harry Tarpey

Operations Associate and Administrative Assistant
San Francisco, CA

Harry is the Operations Associate and Administrative Assistant at Ploughshares Fund, where he provides support to the Executive Director and Director of Finance.  

Prior to working at Ploughshares Fund, Harry worked in the international development sector supporting the design and implementation of environmental remediation and global health projects in West Africa and Southeast Asia. He worked on the $9.5 billion USAID Global Health Supply Chain — Procurement and Supply Management project, and interned with the Global Partnerships and Alliances Team at Mercy Corps, where he worked with private sector and civil society partners to leverage their networks and resources for humanitarian response and development projects.

Harry received his BA and MA — both in History — from Tulane University, where he studied the economic and political structures of colonialism in Africa and the Middle East as a means of understanding the key challenges these regions face today.