Adnan Hadrovic serves as the Senior Global Security, International Affairs, & Diplomacy Advisor at I4DI. Boasting over three decades of distinguished experience in diplomacy, international relations, and management, he contributes a wealth of knowledge and expertise to I4DI, particularly in the design and strategic management of international development projects. Throughout his career, Mr. Hadrovic has been at the forefront of strategy and policy development, driving process improvements in both foreign relations and defense domains. His proven leadership and mentorship skills shine in cross-functional teams, especially in international affairs and information technology settings, where he excels in negotiation, agreement-reaching, and cultivating robust counterpart relations. Mr. Hadrovic holds a Master’s Degree in Administrative Science, specializing in Diplomacy and International Relations from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Additionally, he has pursued a Post-Master Specialization in Global Security and Terrorism Studies at the same institution.

Lauren Ropp is an Associate Director at I4DI. Lauren brings 12 years of experience designing, implementing, and evaluating social and environmental impact initiatives across all regions of the world (w/ particular expertise in sub-Saharan Africa) for INGOs, bilateral and multilateral institutions, startups, Fortune 500s,
Jon-Paul Bowles is a senior advisor for I4DI. For several years he lived and worked in Latin America where he managed a $20+ million portfolio of development funds for one of the world’s largest INGOs. He has since used his "boots on the ground"
Sarah Dawn Petrin is I4DI’s Conflict & Displacement Consultant. Ms. Petrin has over 20 years of experience in the humanitarian sector, leading teams in complex emergencies and advising governments, United Nations agencies, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).