Task Force Codirector; Senior Democracy Fellow (Non-resident) at Freedom House
Anne Witkowsky is a national security expert who has held leadership positions across the US government. She most recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Stability and Humanitarian Affairs. She has held leadership roles in the State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism, and earlier in her career, served as a Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control on the White House National Security Council staff. In between her government service, she was a Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. She received her BA in Russian and East European studies from Yale University and an MPA from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.