Mr. Dublin has supported ICF in Iraq since its founding. Mr. Dublin is Managing Director of BH Defense with eleven years of experience in Iraq in risk mitigation, security, and infrastructure protection. A key to his success is his commitment to local dialogue on the rule of law. Beyond Iraq, he has worked in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait, Japan, the Russian Federation, Great Britain, and other countries. Mr. Dublin is a retired Marine Corps Infantry Officer with a Meritorious Service Medal. He has a BA from the University of Colorado and an MS in Information Systems Management from the US Naval Postgraduate School.
Mohammed Al-Kadiri, MD
Dr. Al-Kadiri is an emergency room attending physician for Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. He also has extensive experience with emergency care at several hospitals in Illinois, serving as co-director of the emergency room at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia and supervising and teaching St. Louis University residents at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. Dr. Al-Kadiri is Board Certified in Family Practice and is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Practice.
Vice President – Iraq
Mohammed Khudairi is a native of Baghdad, Iraq and currently lives in Dubai where he serves as the Executive Vice President and Managing Partner of Khudairi Group. From Dubai, he leads the Engineering, Procurement, & Construction and the Oilfield Supply and Services business units. Mohammed has extensive experience in the areas of project management, operational logistics, international letters of credit, project financing, and a deep knowledge of cultural, political and security conditions within Iraq.
Mohammed founded the Khudairi Group in 2004 along with his father and brother and was closely involved with the company’s early work with the Department of Defense, State Department, USAID, and the US Military in Iraq. Mohammed attended the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business and received a degree in Finance with an additional focus in Middle Eastern Studies. He is actively involved in several non-profit charity organizations, including the Silver Spurs Alumni Association and the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP).
Mr. Quqa served in Iraq from 2006 to 2009 as an American bilingual bi-cultural advisor to U.S. diplomatic and military personnel. He is fluent in Arabic and knowledgeable about Iraqi and other Middle Eastern cultures and traditions. He has 20 years of experience in dealing with NGOs as well as 30 years of international business development. Mr. Quqa co-founded ICF in 2007.
Sherizaan Minwalla, Esq., Professor
Ms. Minwalla is a Practitioner-in-Residence in the International Human Rights Law Clinic at the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC. Professor Minwalla is a human right lawyer who spent more than six years living and working in Iraq for Mercy Corps, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC). She is an expert on gender based violence and access to justice issues both in the US and in Iraq. Ms. Minwalla was IRC’s Women’s Protection and Empowerment Coordinator, responsible for programs assisting Syrian refugees and displaced Iraqis includong women and girls and survivors of gender-based violence in Baghdad and Kurdistan. She also established Heartland Alliance’s legal and social protection programs designed to assist women and girl survivors of gender-based violence, human trafficking and juveniles in the criminal justice system. As Iraq Country Director for Heartland Alliance, she oversaw the Baghdad Street Children’s Center and managed programs for survivors of torture. She is a graduate of the Chicago-Kent College of Law, has a Masters in Applied Sociology from Loyola University Chicago, and a BA in International Relations from the University of Cincinnati. Her publications include: Advancing Access to Justice for Sex Trafficking Victims in Iraq, American Bar Association, INTERNATIONAL LAW NEWS, Vol. 24 No. 4 (Fall 2013). She created and maintains Iraq Gender Justice.
Brett J Sander, Esq.
Brett Sander served as an attorney (Captain) with the U.S. Army JAG Corps. While in the Army, he served as counsel to the U.S. Forces – Afghanistan’s Task Force 2010, investigating corruption and security risks in military contracting in Afghanistan. Mr. Sander also served as a procurement attorney at Fort Hood, TX, and oversaw investigations regarding Federal Tort Claims Act litigation. He has represented the Army in civil litigation and defended clients in multiple criminal trials. He received his JD from Vanderbilt University Law School and his BS from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service.
US Liaison/Executive Director
Mrs. Fogleman is a member of the Board and U.S. Liaison for ICF. She was an Associate Financial Advisor for Ameriprise Financial for five years, prior to which she served on Capitol Hill as legislative staff for the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Financial Services of the U.S. House of Representatives. She has a Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan.