Sonya Seunghye Lim is a former Chief of Station with the Central Intelligence Agency. Before retiring from the CIA’s Senior Intelligence Service, she had a 24-year distinguished career in the Directorate of Operations, to include two assignments as Chief of Station. Her overseas postings were in northern, central, and southern Europe; Northeast and Southeast Asia; and the Middle East. She also served as Chief of Operations Iraq Operations Group at CIA Headquarters. During her service, she developed substantive expertise on geopolitical and transnational issues related to Russia, China, counterterrorism, and counter-intelligence.