Andrew brings more than a decade of experience leading initiatives that promote smart, principled approaches to American foreign policy challenges. From 2007 to 2010, he was the founding executive director of the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED). From 2011 to 2012, he served in Afghanistan with USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI), where he was Deputy Regional Representative for OTI's programs in the South and Southwest regions. From 2012 to 2015, at Creative Associates International, he directed programs in Libya that built the capacity of civil society organizations and municipal governments. Mr. Albertson is a Fellow with the Truman National Security Project and recently co-directed the organization’s Fragile States Working Group. He received a Master of Science in Foreign Service degree from Georgetown University, where he was the Huffington Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. Contact Andrew at Andrew@FP4America.org.