"Trained in anthropology, rural development and conflict analysis. Worked in Sudan 1983-88 as a teacher and with ActionAid. Country director with ActionAid Somalia 1988-92. Now a freelance social analyst for a wide range of organizations, including ACORD, ActionAid, OXFAM, ODI, UNICEF, UNDP, DFID, and CR. Extensive experience in conflict situations, particularly in the Horn of Africa, West Africa and Kosovo, where he has done many field studies and evaluations. Publications include studies on Somalia, Sudan, Sierra Leone, Kosovo, conflict and development, conflict resolution, human rights and complex emergencies." 
- Chair, Conciliation Resources
Resources and articles
- Annual Report 2000-01, Conciliation Resources, accessed August 13, 2007.