Mark Attia serves as the Senior Director of Special Finance & Government Performance Initiatives at the Executive Office for Administration and Finance for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
He is responsible for leading the Commonwealth's Social Innovation Financing initiatives, also known as Pay-for-Success or Social Impact Bonds, a series of unique public-private partnerships designed to scale results-driven social services with the goal of measurably improving outcomes for people most in need.
Additionally, Mark is responsible for capital investment incentive programs intended to spur economic development and job growth in the Commonwealth through support for large-scale private real estate development projects with significant new public infrastructure requirements.
Mark serves on the Board of Directors of MassHousing and MassDevelopment, the state's housing and economic development finance agencies, and holds a dual Masters in Urban and Environmental Planning and International Business from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy at Tufts University.
Mark serves as a frequent presenter at national fora for social innovation financing and evidence-based policymaking, including the Government Innovations in Human Services convening hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School Government Performance Lab and the annual conference for the National Association of Bond Lawyers.