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Bill Bull

Vice President of Risk Management Health, Safety and Security


  • Bill Bull brings more than 30-years of experience in international development as well as safety and security to his role as the Vice President of Risk & Emergency Management, including more than 10-years with CIEE. Most recently, Bill served as the CIEE Vice President of Program Management, overseeing study abroad programming quality for nearly 200 programs in more than 40 countries.  Prior to that, Bill served as the CIEE Director for Health, Safety, & Security.

    Prior to joining CIEE, he served for 18-years in Africa with the Peace Corps, and notably as the 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 has served on various school boards and nonprofit boards both nationally and internationally. 

    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.  From his work on historical farms, Bill is a former certified Master Gardener, Master Boiler and oxen trainer, and enjoys landscaping with his wife in Falmouth.