Gabriel W. C. Otis

Gabriel currently serves as a Policy Associate at NSI. He comes to NSI from the world of defense diplomacy. Gabriel previously worked as a Desk Officer at the Ministry of Defense in Wellington, New Zealand focusing on Europe, South America, and Canada.

Gabriel also worked in the Hawaii House of Representatives as a Legislative Analyst. He began his policy experience as a Political & Economic Affairs Intern at the U.S. Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand. Gabriel is starting his M.A. in Security Studies at the Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University in Fall 2022.

Originally from Oceanside, California, Gabriel spent a large amount of his childhood in Napier, New Zealand. Gabriel received his B.A. in International Relations & Political Science from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand.