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Roliff Purrington
Lawyer,Consultant, Project Man. , Legal, Environmental, Land Use, Infrastructure,Reconstruction, Anti Corruption, Government and Private Sector and Non Profit
Houston, Washington DC and New York, United States
Capacity building, conflict resolution, anti corruption , commercial development/housing, environmental and legal expert seeks full or part time consulting assignment in Washington DC or abroad. Can relocate on short notice. Served in Iraq with the US State Department/CPA and for the Iraqi Government as advisor relative to legal, anti corruption,environmental, capacity building matters.CELTA cert.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Environment, Climate, Energy, Water, Sanitation
Professional Experience:
Legal Experience:25 years practicing environmental, land use and infrastructure development and natural resources law and litgation.Expertise includes air , water and waste and conflict resolution.

Government: 10 years working in Iraq, 26 months with the Coalition Provisional Authority and the US State Department as an advisor and senior advisor to the Iraq Ministry of Environment, the Iraq Ministry of Construction and Housing, Commercial Development and Employment Generation , Reconstruction and Governance.Current representation of Republic of Iraq in anti corruption matters.( 2008 to present)

Non profit: Development work for University of Virginia Law School Foundation.

Business: Experience in brownfield ( environmentally impaired properties)investment, analysis, acquisition and development including infrastructure.
I have an undergraduate degree from Yale University, a law degree from the University of Virginia Law School and an MBA from the University of Chicago's European Program.I am certified in arbitration and dispute resolution.I have a CELTA certificate to teach English as a foreign language from Oxford, UK. I have experience with capacity building, anti corruption and host country consulting, housing development, infrastructure development, legal capacity building, extensive experience in the Middle East, including Iraq, in public and private sector. I am very interested as well in refugee support work.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Trained and certified in arbitration and dispute resolution. Member, Abu Dhabi Dispute Resolution Center.

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Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Spanish
    United States
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