Ilan Goldenberg is a senior advisor to Capstone. He is a foreign policy and defense expert with extensive U.S. government experience covering the Middle East and engaging with government officials and experts in the region. Mr. Goldenberg served as the Chief of Staff to the Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations at the U.S. Department of State. From 2012 to 2013, Mr. Goldenberg served as a Senior Professional Staff Member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee covering Middle East issues. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Goldenberg served first as a Special Advisor on the Middle East and then as the Iran Team Chief in the Office of the Under-Secretary of Defense for Policy.
Mr. Goldenberg also worked as Policy Director and was one of the founding staff members of the National Security Network – a progressive nonprofit foreign policy organization dedicated to a pragmatic and principled foreign policy. He spent time early in his career as a financial analyst at CitiGroup Investment Banking where he covered the oil and gas industry.