Anneka Burgin Development Operations and Research Manager New York Crisis Group Role Anneka Burgin joined Crisis Group in February 2020. In her role as Development Operations and Research Manager, in New York, she supports the day-to-day operations of the development team. Professional Background Prior to joining Crisis Group, Anneka worked in a similar capacity for the Corporate Relations team at the Council of the Americas. Before that, Anneka contracted for the U.S. Department of State, and also supported the Western Hemisphere Area Studies Chair at the Foreign Service Institute. Anneka holds a Master’s degree in international affairs, with a focus on conflict resolution, from the George Washington University as well as a Bachelor’s degree in international studies and anthropology from the University of Florida.