Ben Van Heuvelen manages Iraq Oil Report’s editorial team and is responsible for all news content. He coordinates Iraq Oil Report’s news coverage, which includes reporting from Iraq and the region. Prior to his role as Editor-in-Chief, Ben was Managing Editor of Iraq Oil Report. His reporting and analysis has appeared in Bloomberg, The Washington Post and Foreign Policy. Ben has briefed investors, diplomats, and NGOs on Iraq’s political and business environment. Prior to joining Iraq Oil Report, Ben was a research fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, DC., and the chief researcher for two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author Steve Coll’s book “Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power”.