Todd Diamond is an accomplished democracy and governance specialist, crisis and conflict analyst, and international development practitioner with more than 20 years of experience designing and implementing US government and other international assistance projects in the Balkans, Central Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. Working on behalf of USAID, the State Department, DOD, and the UK government, Todd’s experience includes assessing conditions that give rise to non-state actors and helping to build the capacity of civil society and the legitimacy of government institutions in conflict-affected environments. Earlier in his career, he reported 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 and Development Studies at the University of Geneva, and a B.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. He speaks French and Spanish.