Over 17 years of experience in international development and humanitarian assistance (governance, civil society and community capacity building, youth, violence prevention, CVE, rule of law and police) with a focus in the past five on field research, new business development, implementation and growth through promotion of innovative models and winning multi-million dollar proposals at DAI, Pan American Development Foundation, Global Communities and the Asia Foundation. Substantial background in research, reading, capture trips, proposal strategy and organization design, and ensuring compliance and consistency of writing. Impeccable reputation among USAID, State Department, OFDA, Food for Peace, INL, private donors and implementing partners as a result-oriented problem-solver. Integrates across teams, with exceptional ability at public speaking, negotiation, persuasion and writing to sell new ideas. Spanish-English bilingual with work experience in the Middle East, Southeast and South Asia, Latin America (Mexico, Central America and South America), and North and East Africa.
Experiences include but not limited to: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Egypt, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Syria, Tanzania, Timor Leste, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.