Salman Ahmed is currently a Senior Fellow in the new Geoeconomics and Strategy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C. He leads a bipartisan task force that is examining how the U.S. role abroad impacts the American middle class economically. The task force is currently working in partnership with The Ohio State University on a case study of Ohio. Ahmed formerly headed the Strategic Planning Directorate at the National Security Council, and was Chief of Staff of the United States Mission to the United Nations in the Obama administration. Prior to joining the U.S. government, he was an international civil servant with the United Nations for over 15 years. He focused on UN peacekeeping reform, helped plan several UN peacekeeping operations and political missions, and served in Cambodia, South Africa, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Afghanistan, and Iraq. He also taught at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
Biography current as of June 19, 2018