Programs Director

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Wendy Wilson is a Programs Director at the Fund for Peace. She works across the practice areas of state fragility and resilience, conflict early warning and peace building, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. Wendy provides subject matter expertise and technical capacity building on early warning and early response to civil society organizations and sub-regional organizations, including the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and its relevant entities.

She also co-manages FFP’s responsible business practices portfolio, implementing projects in partnership with governments, civil society organizations, and academic institutions on responsible mining in West Africa. In addition, Wendy leads FFP’s monitoring and evaluation (M&E) programming.

Prior to joining FFP, Wendy managed USAID-funded multimillion-dollar M&E projects on West and East Africa for the International Business and Technical Consultants Inc. (IBTCI). Originally from Accra, Ghana, Wendy received her Bachelor’s degree in Government from the University of Virginia and a Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies from King’s College London. Wendy is fluent in English, Fante, and Twi and has field experience in Togo, Liberia, and Ghana.



Accra, Ghana


M.A. (Conflict Resolution in Divided Societies)

King’s College London

B.Arts (Government)

University of Virginia