Philip is the Programme Lead on International Security and Geopolitics at the World Economic Forum. Previously, he has served in military (Royal Marines) and civilian roles in peacekeeping operations with the United Nations, European Union External Action Service, OSCE and with a humanitarian NGO in Afghanistan. Philip has advised the ASEAN Regional Forum and the UK Ministry of Defence and Foreign Office on stabilization, and has an MA in International Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School, Tufts University where he was a US-UK Fulbright Scholar, and an MA in advanced Japanese Studies and a PhD in globalization and security from the University of Sheffield, where he is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the White Rose East Asia Centre.
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