Juliet Dryden

Member of Council

Headshot of Juliet Dryden, Member of Chatham House Council


Juliet Dryden is the Director of the British International Studies Association (BISA), a membership organisation representing and supporting the scholarly community of academics and students working in International Studies and related disciplines in the UK and abroad. Working with trustees, she is responsible for the overall direction and management of the Association, including furthering the research of BISA’s 30 research groups and increasing and diversifying its membership.

Prior to this, Juliet worked for the United Nations (UNRWA, UNOCHA and UNOHCHR) in postings in Gaza, Jerusalem and Amman, specialising in programme and research management and donor relations.

She has also worked for LSE IDEAS and the West-Asia – North-Africa Institute (WANA) where she was Director of Programme. She has a long appreciation for the work of Chatham House having begun her career in the House in the 1990s when she worked for International Affairs.

She holds an MA in International Relations from the University of East Anglia (UEA).