James Lamond is a Senior Vice President with NP Agency where he brings a commitment to research, analysis, and advocacy. James believes in the importance of combining deep policy expertise with communication savvy for meaningful results.
In addition to his work with NP Agency, James is also the Deputy Executive Director of Trusted Future and a Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), where he previously served as the Director of the Democratic Resilience Program. James has also served as the Managing Director of the Moscow Project and a Resident Fellow at the Center for American Progress (CAP) and as the Director of Research and Policy at the National Security Network. James has advised major foundations, the United Nations, and Fortune 500 companies and served as a policy advisor to three presidential campaigns.
James is a frequent contributor to both policy journals and popular publications including The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Slate, USA Today, The Daily Beast, Just Security, The National Interest, The Guardian, and Newsweek. James received a bachelor’s degree in history from Rowan University and a Master of Science in global affairs from Rutgers University, where he also received a Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst scholarship for study in Germany.