Charles Emmerson is the author of The Future History of the Arctic (Random House, 2010) and senior fellow at Chatham House.
Born in Australia, he grew up in London. After graduating top of his class from The University of Oxford in modern history he was awarded an Entente Cordiale scholarship to study politics and law at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.
Since then he has worked for the International Crisis Group, as an associate director of the World Economic Forum and head of their Global Risks' Team. He is also an independent adviser on geopolitical, environment and energy issues.
- Global risk, governance and foresight
- The Arctic
- History of globalization
|2008- current||Senior Research Fellow and latterly Associate Fellow, Chatham House, Energy Environment and Resources|
|2005-08||Fellow, World Economic Forum; latterly Associate Director and Head, Global Risks|
|2003-05||EU Researcher, International Crisis Group|
- Globalization of the Arctic is Unstoppable The World Today, August 2013
- 1913: The World before the Great War Random House, April 2013
- Eve of Disaster: Why 2013 Looks Like the World of 1913 Foreign Policy, January 2013
- Arctic Opening: Opportunity and Risk in the High North with Glada Lahn, Chatham House-Lloyd's Risk Insight Report, April 2012
- Australia Rises Up The World Today February/March 2012
- Maritime Choke Points and the Global Energy System: Charting a Way Forward with Paul Stevens, Briefing Paper, January 2012
- Inside Out – the Emerging Geopolitics of a Changing Arctic Baltic Rim Economies, November 2011
- Environment: Worlds Of Water The World Today, July 2011
- Russia's Arctic Opening Foreign Policy, March 2011
- The Future History of the Arctic London, 2010/2011
- Testimony to the House of Commons Strategic Metals Enquiry 2011
- Winning is Back, With a Vengeance Global Brief, October 2010
- Global Risk reports, World Economic Forum, 2006-2008, 2011
- Sustainable Consumption reports, World Economic Forum, 2010-2011
- EU Crisis Response Capabilities Reconsidered 2005