MIKE FOX is Special Assistant to the CEO at InterAction, the US alliance of international NGOs. He assists the CEO with policy and communications related research, analysis, writing and the organization's strategic planning. Prior to joining InterAction, Mike served as a presidential appointee with the U.S. Department of Energy as a Special Adviser for Stakeholder Engagement. Previously, he has also worked with the Millennium Challenge Corporation in Tbilisi, Georgia and with Root Capital, a non profit impact investing firm with operations in Latin America, Africa and Indonesia. Mike has a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Political Science from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Mike is originally from Sharon, Massachusetts.