Emma Sky, OBE is Director of Yale World Fellows and a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute, where she teaches Middle East politics. She is the author of The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq.

Emma served as advisor to the Commanding General of US Forces in Iraq from 2007-2010; as advisor to the Commander of NATOs International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in 2006; as advisor to the US Security co-ordinator for the Middle East Peace Process in 2005; and as Governorate co-ordinator of Kirkuk for the Coalition Provisional Authority, 2003-2004.