Mr. Gurian is currently the senior vice president of the West and Central Africa and Haiti region, and most recently served as chief of party for the USAID/Syria Essential Services (SES) project based out of Jordan. He also served as chief of party for USAID/OTI earthquake recovery program in Haiti from 2010-2013. Since joining the company in 2003, Mr. Gurian has served in a number of leadership roles and has extensive experience designing and implementing programs focusing on peace, stability, political transition, local governance, and service delivery in Africa, Haiti, the Middle East, and Afghanistan. He began his development career as a Peace Corps education volunteer in Benin. Mr. Gurian is a graduate of Syracuse University and holds a B.A. in international relations, public relations, and French.