A historian and commentator on international affairs, Victoria Schofield was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, and graduated with a degree in Modern History. While at Oxford she was president of the Union, in succession to Benazir Bhutto. In 1978, she traveled to Pakistan to attend the appeal of Benazir’s father, former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, against the death sentence in the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
Since then, she has contributed to numerous media outlets including the Sunday Telegraph, The Times, the Independent, The Spectator and, as a commentator, for the BBC and Al Jazeera. Her previous publications include The Black Watch; Wavell: Soldier and Statesman; Kashmir in Conflict; Afghan Frontier, and Bhutto: Trial and Execution.