Extraordinarily qualified and experienced hands on principal investigator and manager. Niche expertise in strategy / strategic implementation, international relations, risk management / operational risk management, mergers and acquisition, emerging market operationalization, and product commercialization. Demonstrated proficiency in design, execution, and evaluation of complex of international projects / programs from concept to completion in high profile, highly complex, politically-charged, time-sensitive environments, and in the management of international, and interagency, interdisciplinary research teams comprised of international senior scientists, senior government officials, academia, and commercial industry. Rigorous methodologist with exceptional expertise in creating primary data from interviews, and in conducting and synthesizing all source, multilingual research. Intellectually agile, extremely innovative, polished professional, published author/writer/editor, and accomplished public speaker and briefer. Extensive leadership and management skills. Professional author and editor.