Scott Short is a senior manager with 35 years of experience in WASH, water security, capacity building, institutional strengthening, large-scale infrastructure programs, emergency and disaster relief, adult education, environmental remediation, land management, and natural resource programs. Scott currently works for Chemonics International as a Director in the new Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Afghanistan Region and in the Chemonics Water, Energy, and Sustainable Cities (WESC) Practice group. He is currently based in Washington D.C. Scott has worked for the Idaho State Department of Environmental Quality and Idaho State Department of Water Resources managing state-wide water protection and remediation programs; the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) as land and natural resource manager; and for five international development organizations, including USAID, MWH, IRD (now Blumont), AECOM, and Chemonics. He has served as a Chief of Party (senior field manager) of six USAID funded projects and Project Management Director of seven overseas development focused projects. He has worked in Ethiopia, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, West Bank, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Honduras, Panama, Germany, and throughout the United States (including Alaska). He has significant experience working in conflict areas and developing nations. Scott is a retired engineer colonel, from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Scott has a MBA from Boston University and a BS in Pulp and Paper Technology and Science from North Carolina State University.