Todd Diamond is a development practitioner and analyst with more than 20 years of experience in project implementation and reporting on post-conflict emergencies and capacity building for public sector, non-governmental, and private sector organizations. He has designed and managed development projects focusing on public service delivery, including access to water, across the Middle East. He is experienced at using communications tools to strengthen civil society actors and government institutions and at assessing conditions that give rise to non-state actors. He has a proven track record of coordinating complex projects for USAID, the State Department, and the Defense Department. Todd is currently a director at Chemonics International, a Washington-based international development firm that has implemented projects in more than 140 countries. He has worked in Afghanistan, the Middle East, the Balkans, Latin America, and Africa. Earlier in his career, he worked as a journalist on Capitol Hill and at the United Nations in New York and Geneva. Todd earned a graduate degree in international relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, and a B.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. He speaks French and Spanish.