Igor Khrestin

Office of Senator Mark Kirk


Igor Khrestin is the Senior Legislative Assistant in the office of Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL), focusing on foreign policy and international trade issues. Previously, Igor worked as a policy analyst at the BGR Group, a government affairs consulting firm, and as a research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute. He holds a Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, a Bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University, and has also studied at the London School of Economics. He is fluent in Ukrainian and Russian. (This bio is current to when the participant joined FDD’s National Security Network.)

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