Kelsey Lilley

Kelsey Lilley is associate director of the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center. Her work focuses on emerging security threats and political developments in sub-Saharan Africa, with particular interest in East Africa and the Horn. 

Prior to the Atlantic Council, Kelsey worked for the Society for International Development and the Africa Center for Strategic Studies. From 2012 to 2013, she lived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she was a Princeton in Africa fellow for the International Rescue Committee.