Wikistrat Expert Doug Brooks

Doug Brooks

Consultant on Private Sector Stability Operations

Doug Brooks is recognized as a paramount thought leader in the stability operations space. He founded and developed the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA), the world’s leading private sector association focused on advancing the global role of the industry in supporting international efforts in conflict, post conflict, humanitarian rescue and disaster relief environments.

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Biography

Doug Brooks is recognized as a paramount thought leader in the stability operations space. He founded and developed the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA), the world’s leading private sector association focused on advancing the global role of the industry in supporting international efforts in conflict, post conflict, humanitarian rescue and disaster relief environments. Under his decade of leadership, ISOA was instrumental in shaping the industry and hosted numerous conferences and events on topics such as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), human trafficking, security for extractive companies and many other vital issues.

Mr. Brooks traveled to Afghanistan, Iraq and Sierra Leone to study operations in the field and worked with multiple stakeholders from academia, think tanks, industry, government and nongovernmental organizations to develop and negotiate international codes, norms, standards and guidelines for private sector operations in stability operations. Now President Emeritus, Mr. Brooks maintains a close relationship with ISOA, sharing his expertise with leading firms in the industry as an independent consultant.

He has previously worked as a teacher in Kambuzuma Township in Harare, Zimbabwe, and for the Library of Congress, the National Archives, nd the Institute of International Education (IIE). Before founding IPOA/ISOA, he was an academic fellow at the South African Institute for International Affairs in 1999-2000 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Wikistrat Analytic Community
Doug Brooks is a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community

Academic Qualifications:
Ph.D. (ABD) in International Relations and Security Studies, University of Pittsburgh
M.A. in History, Baylor University
B.A. History, Indiana Univeristy

Areas of Expertise:
Africa
Peacekeeping
PMCs
Post-conflict stability operations

Website:
http://www.Hoosier84.com

Twitter:
https://twitter.com/Hoosier84

LinkedIn:
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/doug-brooks/4/b56/8a6

Contact:
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