Milburn Line work promoting social inclusion of identity groups who have been victims of repression ranges from international missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Guatemala to community development and human rights projects in Colombia and Guatemala. He managed a rule of law project in Beijing, China from 2013-2017. Prior to that Milburn was Executive Director of the Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice at the University of San Diego, where he published policy briefs and advocacy for an inclusive Colombian peace process prior to the initiation of formal negotiations. 

Before returning as an advisor, Milburn had served as a Program Officer at the Club of Madrid from 2005-2007 where he developed a Freedom of Association initiative in six Middle East and North African countries funded by the European Commission, and managed CDM missions to China, Georgia and Serbia. 

Milburn holds a BA in History from the University of North Carolina and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University.