Finance and Operations Manager, SDSN Association
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115 USA
Tony Asher is a Finance and Operations Manager at the SDSN Association. He is a seasoned financial professional and has lived in 6 countries, with more than 20 years of Not-for-Profit experience, including more than 15 years in the United Nations system. From 2009-2015, Tony worked at UN missions in Uzbekistan (UNICEF), Liberia (UNMIL) and Haiti (MINUSTAH) serving in senior Finance and Operations roles. Tony has also worked in public accounting from 1989-1992, served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Samoa (1992-96) and has worked for the International Rescue Committee (Ivory Coast) and Save the Children.
Tony holds a Bachelor’s in Accountancy from the George Washington University (1989) and a Masters of Business Admiration from Thunderbird (1998), where he was assigned a text book written by Jeff Sachs which served as further inspiration to work in the NFP domain. Tony is the father of a 17-year-old and is married to his best friend Elaine. Tony hails from Philadelphia and remains a staunch supporter of the Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and Sixers. Tony is passionate about development and in particular the plight of women, income inequality, health and education issues.