Literate international security practitioner interested in the indivisibility of European and Asian Security

Affiliations

James Cook Associate Fellow in Indo-Pacific Geopolitics, Council on Geostrategy

GIZ (EU) project on Enhancing Security Cooperation In and With Asia

Honorary Research Fellow, School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield

Work

Chatham House (Indo Pacific consulting fellow)

GIZ (Thematic coordinator on Crisis Management for the EU project on Enhancing Security Cooperation in and with Asia)

World Economic Forum (International Security program lead)

OSCE (Information management and planning consultant, OSCE SMM Ukraine)

European Union (Head of Mission Analysis at the EU Mission in Georgia, Strategic Evaluation consultant, EEAS)

NATO (Lead Civilian Analysis at SHAPE CCOMC)

United Nations (Special Assistant to Head of Mission Sudan, Head of Joint Mission Analysis Centre, Head of Integrated Planning UN HQ New York)

ACTED (Project officer, Humanitarian operations Afghanistan)

UK Royal Marine Commandos (Commando officer)

Education

BA Japanese Studies, The University of Sheffield and Doshisha University

MA Advanced Japanese Studies, The University of Sheffield

MA in International Law and Diplomacy, The Fletcher School at Tufts University

PhD The University of Sheffield and the University of Tokyo