Katarina Tracz is a security and defense analyst and strategic communications adviser. She has wide experience of foreign and security policy analysis, focusing particularly on NATO and transatlantic affairs. She is an active contributor to the debate on foreign and security policy in Swedish and international media, and has published several reports, articles and OP-EDs in major Swedish and International publications. She is currently running her own consultancy firm. Previously, she has held positions as, amongst others, Director of the Stockholm Free World Forum (Frivärld), Marshall Memorial Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United states and as International Research fellow at The McCain Institute for International Leadership.