Lauren Young is an academic and policy consultant specializing in security and defense issues.
Young has previously taught at the London School of Economics in the Department of International History, where she won several university-wide teaching awards.  She also advises NYSE listed companies on policy issues and attends World Economic Forum events at Davos, Geneva and New York City on their behalf.  Young has been a contributor to the LSE Book Review and reviews manuscripts for the UCLA Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence.  She is currently writing a book on Fascism in England in the 1930s. 
Young has also worked at the U.S. Department of State at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and the U.S. Embassy in London as a political advisor on issues including nuclear non-proliferation, international peace and security and cyber security.
Young is a Trustee at the National Committee of American Foreign Policy. She holds a B.A. from Yale University, an M.A. from The Courtauld Institute, London and MPhil/PhD from King’s College, University of London.