Marta Kepe is a nonresident senior fellow with the Transatlantic Security Initiative in the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. She is an analyst at RAND Europe, a research company based in the UK, where her work focuses on a wide spectrum of European and transatlantic defense issues. She previously held several positions at the Latvian Ministry of Defence. Her previous experience also includes work for the National War College and the NATO Advisory Team in Kosovo. Marta’s previous experience also includes working on defense sector reform processes in the Western Balkans, security sector reform processes, international armaments, and defence sector accountability She is especially interested in European and transatlantic defense and security, military mobility and medical support, land capabilities, and capability planning as well as gaming.
Marta received her MA in security studies from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. She speaks English, Latvian, French, and Russian.