Mike is a leader in international affairs, organizational development, and democratic governance. He helps those advancing change in rapidly changing countries worldwide. He has 25 years of experience in over 40 countries in crisis, conflict, and transition, specialized in democracy and governance, civil society development, civic participation, strategic nonviolent action, human rights, campaigns, elections, and independent media. Mike helps civic and political movements organize to catalyze participation and change. Mike has authored two books on international affairs and edited a volume on leadership of change for the Change Leaders, an Oxford and HEC Paris-based network of 100 leading change practitioners from 25 countries.