Lara Studzinski

Lara Studzinski
Regional Director, Micronesia (Pohnpei)

Ms Studzinski has been the Director of the Micronesia Regional Office since 2017. She has over twenty years of experience in international development and has worked across the Pacific since 2005. In her current role, she brings significant senior management and leadership experience, along with expertise in grants, projects and programme management, donor and partner coordination, and resource mobilization. Ms Studzinski holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from the Ohio State University.


Having worked and lived in the Micronesia region for 15 years, Ms Studzinski’s experience and knowledge of Micronesian member countries and territories provides a valuable contribution to SPC’s efforts to strengthen engagement with its members and partners to enhance the relevance and effectiveness of its work.


Ms Studzinski is based at SPC’s Pohnpei Office in the Federated States of Micronesia.