Jim is a resettlement project manager with 30 years of experience in the management of private, public and non-profit development activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. He has worked for over 10 years at the Chief of Party level in El Salvador, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Ghana, Kiribati, Dominican Republic and Nigeria, heading up both national and multi-country operations. For the past four years, he has been managing complex, large-scale resettlement and compensation projects, including both planning and implementation activities and the coordination of multiple staff members and stakeholders, to achieve a positive, consensual result. He also has extensive experience in participatory community based planning and development activities. His work for Save the Children in the early and mid-1990’s included working in development and relief efforts and in former conflict zones in El Salvador, Somalia, Rwanda, Sudan, and Ethiopia. He has lived and worked overseas for 22 years in 13 different countries and has carried out short-term assignments in 22 others. He has a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering from Penn State University, as well as a Masters in Development Economics and a Masters in Business Administration from Stanford University.