Demian Smith
Policy Planning Staff
Term of Appointment: 08/2015 to present

Demian Smith covers Asia-Pacific issues, focusing on Northeast Asia and Oceania. He was most recently Special Assistant in the State Department’s Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs and has served at U.S. embassies in Bangkok, Belgrade, and New Delhi. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Demian was an assistant director at The Atlantic Council. He received his BA from The College of William and Mary and his MSc from the National Defense University.