Skye Perske has worked for DAI in a variety of roles, geographies, and technical areas. In particular, she has focused on governance and stabilization work in the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. She currently serves as the New Business Director for the Economic Growth sector.

Skye has contributed to winning, managing, and delivering projects. She served as the Chief of Party on the AFRICOM-funded Trans-Sahara Security Symposium, a civil-military operations/relations training program in North, West, and Central Africa. She then spent eight years supporting new business functions across technical areas—with a focus on governance and countering violent extremism. Skye has also managed a series of stabilization and countering violent extremism projects, including in Afghanistan, Central Asia, Kenya, the Philippines, Syria, and West Africa. Skye’s particular areas of interest include new business training and curriculum development, proposal management, and governance and stabilization programming. She speaks Arabic, French, and Italian.



Kongkona Sarma

Kongkona Sarma is an economist with 20 years of experience working primarily in areas of investment facilitation, business environment reform, and monitoring and evaluation.

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