Director-General and Chief Executive
International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
BA (Hons) in History, Harvard; MA in Int'l History, London School of Economics; MPhil and DPhil in Int'l Relations, Balliol College, Oxford. 1983-84, Research Assoc. and NATO Fellow, IISS; 1985-87, Research Assoc., Atlantic Institute for International Affairs. Since 1987, with IISS: Assistant Director, Regional Security; Director of Studies and Founder, Strategic Comments; 1993, Director; 2001, conceived and launched Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore and Manama Dialogue in Bahrain. Adviser to the Chairman, Reliance Industries (Mumbai); Member of the Excellence Council, Abraaj Capital (Dubai). Author: NATO's Southern Allies (1988); French Power in Africa (1989); numerous newspaper articles. Recipient of award: CMG (1999).