The bureaucracy around complex crises is difficult to understand and navigate. Governments, donors, UN Agencies and NGOs often have overlapping and competing agendas. During crises, however, sending life saving assistance to the most vulnerable remains the highest priority. The senior staff of the Georgetown Strategy Group have been emergency response leaders for more than 15 years in the most pressing crises throughout the Middle East and Africa. These leaders drive results in the most complicated, non-permissive environments.