Bill Bull brings more than 20 years of experience in safety and security to his role as Vice President of Risk Management, including four years with CIEE. Most recently, Bill served as Vice President of Program Management, overseeing study abroad programming quality for nearly 200 programs in more than 40 countries. Previously, Bill served as the CIEE Director for Health, Safety, & Security.
Prior to joining CIEE, Bill most recently served as East Africa/East Indian Ocean Safety and Security Officer for the Peace Corps, an organization he has maintained close ties with since he first became a Peace Corps volunteer in 1985. Since 1999, Bill has served in many capacities within Peace Corps including as Associate Peace Corps Director (APCD) for Rural Development and Post Safety Officer in Gabon; as APCD for the Environment and Safety Officer in Madagascar; and as Country Director in Madagascar, during which he received numerous prestigious awards for his work, including the John F. Kennedy Award and a knighthood from the Malagasy Government into the Ordre National de Merit. Bill also played an instrumental role in re-opening Peace Corps programs in Madagascar in May 2002 and in Liberia in 2008 as Country Director. Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from Lafayette College and a master’s degree from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.