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Ilan Cooper

Vice President, Business Development
DT Global United States
Technical Areas of Expertise
Stabilization and Transition
King’s College London, Bachelor of Arts in War Studies
University of Chicago, Masters in International Relations
Georgetown University, Masters in Conflict Resolution

Ilan Cooper is DT Global’s US Vice President for Business Development, based in Washington D.C. In this role, he leads DT Global’s US business development strategy, oversees proposal development, and manages the US Business Development team to ensure continued growth. Additionally, he serves as the DT Global US representative on the global growth team. Ilan has worked for legacy DT Global companies for the past thirteen years, directing business development for Development Transformations prior to the creation of DT Global. While working there, he also managed DT’s USAID/OTI portfolio, their UK funded Conflict, Security, and Stability Framework (CSSF) work, and various other Department of State and USAID projects across a variety of conflict zones including, but not limited to Iraq, Libya, Yemen, and Syria. Prior to joining DT, Mr. Cooper worked as a Political Risk Editor for Oxford Analytica. Mr. Cooper has several publications on transitional justice, conflict, and security and has Master’s degrees, with distinction, from the University of Chicago and Georgetown and a BA, with honors, from King’s College London.

What's the coolest thing about your job?

Designing and winning new projects and watching them create impact in conflict countries.

What's your favorite place you've travelled to?

Cape Town, South Africa.