KEYNOTE (2017)

Executive Officer
Public Diplomacy Division
NATO Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium


Allison Hart is the Executive Officer of NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division, where she is part of a team working to develop the Alliance’s outreach strategies and coordinate implementation. In addition to her role as chief of staff, she leads NATO’s outreach efforts in the United States and is the Editor of the Secretary General’s Annual Report.

Ms. Hart began her career as an entrepreneur in Chicago where she launched and managed two successful businesses before pursuing a career in international relations. In Washington, she coordinated a foreign policy team for a major political campaign and spent several years at The Brookings Institution on projects related to national security and transatlantic relations.

Allison holds a Bachelor of Arts in Middle East Language & Civilization from Northwestern University and a Master of Arts in European Studies & International Economics from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.