Charles E. Nelson
Charles E. Nelson "is vice president of USIP's Headquarters project. Among his many duties, he works on USIP’s relations with Congress and on the development of architectural plans and funding for the USIP’s new headquarters building. He also oversees the USIP’s Latin America activities, which have included programs focusing on democracy-building, civil-military relations, and the Organization of American States.
"Nelson has had extensive negotiating experience with both governments and the private sector. Before joining USIP, he served as vice president of an American export trading company conducting business with Latin America. He also was an executive in the RAND Corporation’s Housing and Civil Justice Programs. Nelson has worked as a lawyer, manager, and senior administrator in the U.S. Agency for International Development and in a private consulting firm on economic and social development programs in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.
"He holds a B.A. and a LL.B. from Harvard University, is a graduate of the National War College, and has completed graduate courses at the London School of Economics."