Niamh King is Director, and former Deputy Director of the Aspen Strategy Group and the Aspen Security Forum. Ms. King previously served as the Vice President for programs and strategic content at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Under her direction, the Council’s programs team grew to host hundreds of events annually, including the Chicago Forum on Global Cities, the Global Health and Development Symposium, and the Global Food Security Symposium.
Prior to joining the Council, she held positions with Intel, the European Commission, FÁS, and the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. She earned a BA in International Relations and History from the University of Colorado at Boulder and her MA in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies at Erasmus University in The Hague, Netherlands.