Sibel Berzeg has more than 20 years' experience designing, managing and evaluating a wide range of governance, civil society, media and cross-sectoral programs spanning the Middle East, Eurasia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia and Africa. Sibel brings to NetHope's Board the valuable perspective of having worked for USAID, and for the private and non-profit sectors on international development programs, and has worked in and traveled to more than 100 countries. Sibel has eight years of field-based leadership experience (COP and Regional Director) in seven countries in the former Soviet Union and Kosovo. Her field-based management experience includes leading more than 130 expatriate and local staff on 50 projects in five countries. From HQ Sibel has managed 25+ simultaneous field programs and more than 300 global staff across some 36 countries, with oversight of multiple teams simultaneously, including New Business Development, Program Implementation and Program Quality and Learning.

Currently Sibel serves as an Independent Consultant providing technical support in proposal development and new business strategy, and high-level leadership to field teams/programs for international development organizations.