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Nicole Zion

Senior Associate Director

Nicole Zion is a Senior Associate Director at APCO Worldwide and is based in Washington, DC. She specializes in strategic analysis and management consulting and is a member of the firm’s Impact team. At APCO, Ms. Zion assists with examining clients’ business challenges to develop options for advancing their social impact and sustainability goals.

Prior to joining APCO, Ms. Zion most recently worked at Booz Allen Hamilton, where she designed client engagements that highlighted key issues and decision points to strengthen cyber resilience of critical infrastructure, particularly the financial services sector and the defense industrial base. She previously served as a national security analyst focused on humanitarian and sustainable development issues with a niche focus in disruptive technology. Her portfolio consisted of disaster relief, durable solutions for displaced populations, and food security in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Ms. Zion holds a Master of Public Policy degree in International Security & Economic Policy and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government & Politics with a minor in International Development & Conflict Management from the University of Maryland.