Kim Thompson is the Acting Office Director for the E3/Land and Urban Office. She is a career foreign service environment officer who specializes in the linkages between natural resources and conflict. Kim has served overseas at USAID Missions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Thailand. Prior to joining USAID, she worked at the World Resources Institute and the International Sustainable Development Studies Institute. She holds an MS in Environmental Policy and International Development from the London School of Economics.