Nick Scott is Independent Diplomat’s External Relations Officer, working on ID’s fundraising and communications efforts as well as its Western Sahara project. Prior to joining ID, Nick worked for the Foundation Center – a leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. He previously lived in East Jerusalem, where he worked with Middle East Nonviolence and Democracy, an NGO that promotes active nonviolence and encourages alternatives to violence among youth and adults throughout Palestine.
Nick holds BA in History from Rowan University and a MA in Near and Middle Eastern Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He writes about international affairs for the Foreign Policy Association blog network.