Former International IDEA Staff

Bridget McCarthy

Former Staff Learning and Development Officer
Global Learning Strategy, Instructional Design, Talent Management, Organizational Development


Bridget McCarthy is the Staff Learning and Development Officer at International IDEA.

McCarthy focuses on designing and building organizational learning and development strategies and solutions.

McCarthy’s previous work experience includes leading the global learning and development departments for large multinationals such as Verizon, JPMorgan Chase, and AIG, and for UN organizations in Liberia, the DR Congo, Hungary, and Ethiopia. She also served as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in Nepal early on in her career after teaching English for many years in Seville, Spain.

MBA (Long Island University, New York); and MSc in International Human Resource Management (University of Edinburgh Business School, Scotland (UK))