The Council on Strategic Risks is delighted to welcome Erin Sikorsky as the new Deputy Director of its Center for Climate and Security (CCS), and Director of the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS). Previously, Ms. Sikorsky served as the Deputy Director of the Strategic Futures Group on the US National Intelligence Council (NIC), where she co-authored the quadrennial Global Trends report and led the US intelligence community’s environmental and climate security analysis. She is also the founding chair of the Climate Security Advisory Council, a Congressionally-mandated group designed to facilitate coordination between the intelligence community and US government scientific agencies on climate security matters. Ms. Sikorsky worked in the US intelligence community for over a decade. Prior to joining the NIC, she led teams covering a range of issues related to the Middle East and Africa. Ms. Sikorsky earned a Master of International Affairs at Columbia University, and a B.A. in government from Smith College.
Ms. Sikorsky brings an incredible depth of experience and expertise on climate security to the Council on Strategic Risks, and we could not be more thrilled to work with her.