Wesley Horne specializes in good governance and conflict management. Over the past decade, he has lived and worked throughout the Middle East and North Africa. He previously managed the Mitigating Conflict in Iraqi Host Communities project, referred to as Takatuf, which facilitated improved service delivery to internally displaced persons and their host communities through participatory planning. He also served as a technical manager on the USAID–funded Tarabot Iraq Administrative Reform project. He also oversaw UNICEF and WFP initiatives in the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan, and worked on a range of initiatives with the United States Institute of Peace in Libya and Iraq, focusing on constitution making, civil society capacity building and rule of law. He is fluent in Arabic and holds a master’s degree in Middle Eastern studies from the American University of Beirut, as well as a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, San Diego.