Chris Zambelis is a Senior Analyst specializing in Middle East affairs with Helios Global, Inc., a risk management group based in the Washington, D.C., area. His primary research interests include geopolitics, domestic politics, security, economics and energy issues relevant to the broader Middle East, including Middle East-Asia relations. His work supports a wide range of clients in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Mr. Zambelis is also a regular contributor to numerous publications. He holds a B.A. degree in Politics and History from New York University and an M.S. in Foreign Service degree from Georgetown University.