Lahib Higel

Lahib Higel

Senior analyst, Iraq at International Crisis Group

Areas of expertise

Iraqi politics, governance, security and conflict


Lahib Higel is a senior analyst for Iraq at the International Crisis Group, focusing on politics, governance, security, and conflict in the country.

She has extensive experience working in Iraq and the Kurdistan region with various organisations and institutions, such as the Dialogue Advisory Group and the International NGO Safety Organisations. She holds an MSc in international relations from the London School of Economics (LSE) and an MA in international security from Sciences Po, Paris.