Paul Reynolds has worked as a foreign policy and international economics adviser in more than 70 countries across the globe, including many countries in conflict. He was appointed Chief Political Adviser for Coalition Forces in Iraq in 2003, and and traveled around Afghanistan working with the British Ambassador and Special Forces in 2008/9. He has advised the Chinese government on economic reforms, and worked within economic ministries in Japan. Conflict zones in which he has worked include Sierra Leone, Bosnia, West Bank, Rwanda. Timor Leste, Haiti and Pakistan. He also helps opposition groups in several countries including Cambodia, Myanmar and post-revolutionary Egypt. He designed and managed a Masters programme in 'reform leadership', in London. Working with think tanks in Washington DC he has made a study of US and European policy towards Iran and the Horn of Africa. He is based in London.