Vice Chair for Student Groups

Ken Insley

Ken Insley, HKS


Kenneth Insley is a public diplomacy specialist who has coordinated exchanges with over 150 countries, and frequently conducts briefings on the American political system for international delegations visiting Washington, DC. He has worked on Middle East water issues, as well as the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. From 2000 – 2004, he was Senior Program Officer at the American Council of Young Political Leaders and coordinated exchanges with rising political leaders, aged 25-40, in the U.S. and globally. Insley has also led American delegations of young political leaders to China and India. He has previous experience as a television producer, with youth engagement at the Close-Up Foundation and as Director of Public Diplomacy at Capitol Communications Group in Washington, DC.


Ken has a degree in Business Marketing from the University of Maryland, and was recently admitted to the Harvard Kennedy School as a member of the Mid-Career Master in Public Administration for the class of 2018.