Luke Coffey

Director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation,

Luke Coffey is the Director of the Allison Centre for Foreign Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation. Before joining Heritage, Luke served in the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence as Senior Special advisor to then Secretary of State for Defence, Dr. Liam Fox MP. He was the first ever non-UK national to be appointed by the Prime Minister to this role. Prior to this, he worked in the House of Commons as an advisor on defence and security issues for the Conservative Party. His work in British politics followed his service to the United States as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army. In 2005 he was deployed to Afghanistan and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.