Vance Serchuk | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

Vance Serchuk

Joining KKR in 2013, Serchuk is the Executive Director of the KKR Global Institute, responsible for geopolitical analysis, and a member of the KKR Industrials industry team. He also serves as a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve. 
 
Serchuk served as the Senior National Security Advisor to Senator Joseph Lieberman and a professional staff member on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Serchuk worked on a range of international security issues, including Iran and Russia sanctions legislation, Indo-Pacific strategy, and the war on terror.
 
He is a a former monthly columnist for the Washington Post, and his writings have also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The Atlandtic, and Politico. Serchuk is an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security in Washington, DC. He graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University, earned a JD from Yale Law School, and was a Fulbright scholar in the Russian Federation.