Robin Niblett

Distinguished Fellow, Chatham House

BA in Modern Languages, MPhil and DPhil in International Relations, New College, Oxford. 1988-2006, with Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), including: 1988-92, Research Associate, Political-Military Studies Program, Washington DC; 1992-97, European Representative, London; 1997-2001, Director, then Senior Vice-President, Strategic Planning, Washington DC; 2001-06, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, Washington DC; 2004-06, also Director, CSIS Europe Programme and Initiative for a Renewed Transatlantic Partnership, Washington DC. Since January 2007, Director and Chief Executive, Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs). Chair, World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Geopolitics. Former: Chair of the Experts Group for the 2014 NATO Summit; Chair of the British Academy’s Steering Committee of Languages for Security Project. Author of publications, including: Global Britain, Global Broker (2021); Britain, the EU and the Sovereignty Myth (2016) and America and a Changed World: A Question of Leadership (2010). Commentary and analysis have appeared in the Guardian, Financial Times, Washington Post, Daily Telegraph and Foreign Affairs. Regular commentator on Bloomberg “Surveillance”, BBC News, and CNN International. Panellist at conferences on geopolitics, Europe and transatlantic relations. Has testified to British parliamentary Committees and US Congressional Committees. Appointed Companion of St Michael and St George (CMG) (2015).



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