Lindsey Hilsum is the international editor for Channel 4 News and a regular contributor to various UK newspapers.
She has covered the major conflicts of the past two decades, including the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In 2011 she reported on the Arab Spring in Egypt, Bahrain and Libya. She has recently been reporting on the early days of the Trump administration.
Before journalism she worked as an aid worker in Latin America and Africa.