Kyle Scott is a transatlantic fellow focusing on transatlantic foreign and defense policy, the future of European integration, and transatlantic cooperation to tackle global challenges. He is a career U.S. foreign service officer, having served with the U.S. Department of State for more than 30 years. Among his postings, he most recently was U.S. consul general in Milan, Italy. Prior to that, he served as deputy chief of mission and deputy head of the U.S. Delegation to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and political minister counselor at the U.S. Mission to the European Union. He also served in Hungary, Moscow, Israel, Croatia, and at the U.S. Missions to the UN in both New York and Geneva. In Washington, Scott was director of the Office of Russian Affairs at the State Department from 2009-11, where he oversaw U.S.-Russian relations during the first stages of the “reset” policy with Russia, including the New START agreement, cooperation in negotiations with Iran and in supplying U.S. forces in Afghanistan, Russian admission to the WTO, and the establishment of the Presidential Bilateral Commission. Scott has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and did his graduate work at the American Graduate School for International Management (Thunderbird).