Lara Studzinski

Lara Studzinski
Regional Director, Micronesia (Pohnpei)

Ms Studzinski was the Director of the Micronesia Regional Office from 2017 until 2023. Ms Studzinski was based at SPC’s Pohnpei Office in the Federated States of Micronesia.

She has over twenty years of experience in international development and has worked across the Pacific since 2005. Ms Studzinski holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from the Ohio State University.

In her former role, she brought significant senior management and leadership experience, along with expertise in grants, projects and programme management, donor and partner coordination, and resource mobilization.

Having worked and lived in the Micronesia region for more than 20 years, Ms Studzinski’s experience and knowledge of Micronesian member countries and territories provided a valuable contribution to SPC’s efforts to strengthen engagement with its members and partners to enhance the relevance and effectiveness of its work.


(Updated in November 2023)