The Centre for Geopolitics’ International Advisory Board (IAB) comprises 21 distinguished scholars and prominent practitioners, who will advise the Centre and champion its work. The IAB members are as follows:

Professor John Bew – Professor in History and Foreign Policy, Centre for Grand Strategy, King’s College London

Professor Sir Leszek Krzysztof Borysiewicz FRS FRCP FMedSci – Chair of Cancer Research UK and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge

Sir Andrew Cook CBE – Owner and Chairman of William Cook Holdings Limited; President, British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce

Professor Barry Eichengreen – George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley

Ambassador Rolf Einar Fife – Ambassador, Mission of Norway to the EU; Ambassador to France (2014-19)

Joschka Fischer – Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor of Germany (1998-2005)

Tina Fordham – Partner and Head of Global Political Strategy, Avonhurst; Appointee, United Nations High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment (2016-18)

Baroness Arminka Helic – House of Lords; Member of the International Relations and Defence Committee; Senior Special Adviser to the Foreign Secretary (2010-2014)

Dr John Lehman –  Chairman, J.F. Lehman and Company; US Secretary of the Navy (1981-1987)

Professor Margaret MacMillan – Professor of History, University of Toronto; Emeritus Professor of International History, University of Oxford

Rt. Hon. Lord Mark Malloch-Brown KCMG – Co-Chair of the UN Foundation and the International Crisis Group; United Nations Deputy Secretary-General (2006)

Professor Evan Medeiros – Penner Family Chair in Asia Studies, School of Foreign Service and the Cling Family Distinguished Fellow in U.S.-China Studies, Georgetown University; Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director for Asian Affairs on the White House’s National Security Council (2013-15)

A. Wess Mitchell – Co-Chair, NATO Forward Looking Reflection Process; Vice Chairman, Center for European Policy Analysis; Senior Advisor, Office of Strategic Stability and Security, United States Institute of Peace; Non-Resident Fellow in the Applied History Project at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government; U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (2017-19)

Professor Amrita Narlikar – President, German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and Professor of International Relations; Honorary Fellow of Darwin College, University of Cambridge; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation; Non-resident Distinguished Fellow, Australia-India Institute, University of Melbourne; Co-Chair, T20 Taskforce 3 (LiFE, Resilience and Well-Being)

Professor Harsh V Pant – Professor of International Relations, King’s College London; Director of Research and Head of the Strategic Studies Programme, Observer Research Foundation

Professor Roland Paris – Professor of International Affairs, University of Ottawa, Canada; Associate Fellow, Chatham House; Senior Advisor on Global Affairs and Defence to the Prime Minister of Canada (2015-16)

Rear Admiral Dr Chris Parry – Managing Director, Merl House Strategic Forecasting

General Sir Richard Shirreff – Founding Partner, Strategia Worldwide; Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (2011-2014)

Dr Javier Solana – President, Centre for Global Economy and Geopolitics, ESADE Business School; Former European Union High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and Former Secretary General of NATO

Professor Akio Takahara – Senior Fellow, Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research; Professor, Faculty of Law and the Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo; and Senior Adjunct Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs

Professor Adam Tooze – Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History and Director of the European Institute, Columbia University

Professor Jennifer Welsh – Canada 150 Research Chair in Global Governance and Security; Director of the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS), McGill University