Dr Robin Niblett CMG

Director and Chief Executive


Dr Robin Niblett CMG has led Chatham House since January 2007. Previously he was executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) from 2001 to 2006.

During his last two years at CSIS, he also served as director of the CSIS Europe Program and its Initiative for a Renewed Transatlantic Partnership.

He is a frequent panellist at conferences and events around the world and has testified on a number of occasions to the House of Commons Defence Select Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee, as well as US Senate and House of Representatives committees on European Affairs.

He received his BA, MPhil and DPhil from Oxford University.

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Past experience

2007 -  Director, Chatham House
2001 - 2006 Executive Vice President, CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies), Washington
2004 - 2006 Director, Europe Program and Initiative for a Renewed Transatlantic Partnership, CSIS, Washington
1997 - 2001 Director, then Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, CSIS, Washington
1992 - 1997 CSIS, Representative, European Representative, CSIS, London
1988 - 1992 Research Associate, Political-Military Studies Program, CSIS, Washington

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