- Director-General and Chief Executive, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), United Kingdom
BA (Hons) in History, Harvard University; MA in International History, London School of Economics; MPhil and DPhil in International Relations, Balliol College Oxford. Since 1993, Chief Executive, IISS. Special Adviser to the Chairman, Reliance Industries, Mumbai. Member of the Board of Directors, The Abraaj Group, Dubai. Consults widely. Conceived and launched the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore and the Manama Dialogue in Bahrain. Regular public speaker. Author: NATO's Southern Allies, (1988); French Power in Africa, (1989); numerous chapters in books, articles in leading newspapers and magazines. Award: CMG (1999).