He is the director of the National Democratic Institute in Nicaragua (2012 – 2019) and previously served as the Institute’s director in Mexico (2004 – 2012). Quibell has more than 15 years of experience managing international democracy and governance programs focused on civil society and political party strengthening, citizen security, youth leadership, citizen participation, and domestic/international election observation. Programs he has managed have put particular emphasis on the political inclusion of marginalized groups, issue advocacy and the strategic use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). His work in Latin America includes facilitation and training in Mexico, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Colombia and Peru. He has spoken, authored articles and developed training materials on democracy and political management for audiences across the region. Quibell earned a Masters Degree in Government from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.