Dr Neil Quilliam is an energy policy, geopolitics and foreign affairs specialist, with extensive knowledge and experience of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
He is energy research director at SRMG Think and partner at Azure Strategy Consulting. Previously, Neil headed the Chatham House MENA programme’s Future Dynamics in the Gulf project, was project director of the Syria and Its Neighbours policy initiative and acting programme head.
He also served as senior MENA energy adviser at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), senior MENA analyst at Control Risks, London, and senior programme officer at the United Nations University, Amman.
|2014-17||Project Director, Syria and Its Neighbours Policy Initiative, Chatham House|
|2010-14||Middle East and North Africa Energy Adviser, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, London|
|2005-10||Head of Desk/Senior Analyst, Middle East & North Africa, Control Risks, London|
|2003-05||Senior Programme Officer, United Nations Leadership Institute, Amman, Jordan|
|2002-03||Development Consultant, Queen Zein Al-Sharaf Institute for Development, Amman, Jordan|
|2002-03||Policy Analyst, Emirates Center for Strategic Studies & Research, Abu Dhabi, UAE|
|2000-02||Lecturer (Part-time), Jordan Institute of Diplomacy, Amman, Jordan|
|2000-02||Programme Officer, United Nations Leadership Institute, Amman, Jordan|
|1998-2000||Prince of Wales and King Faisal Scholar, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia|