Dina Esposito leads the Technical Support Unit, a global team of subject matter experts that provide critical technical support for Mercy Corps country offices in some 40 countries. She also leads the New Initiatives team focused on US government new business. Prior to joining Mercy Corps, Dina was at the US Agency for International Development (USAID), where she served as Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator in the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, and as the Director of the Office of Food for Peace. Prior to USAID, Dina served in Ethiopia and Kenya for the non profit organisation, Pact, Inc., focusing on peacebuilding and governance projects. She began her career in refugee assistance and disaster relief. She has 20+ years in international relief, development and post conflict reconstruction experience.