Associate Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security
Khalid Koser

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Aside from his work at Chatham House, Khalid Koser is deputy director and academic dean at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy.

He is also non-resident senior fellow in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution, research associate at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, non-resident fellow at the Lowy Institute in Sydney and extraordinary professor in conflict, peace, and security at the University of Maastricht.

He is chair of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Migration, and editor of the Journal of Refugee Studies. He was awarded the MBE for services to asylum seekers and refugees in the Queen’s 2014 New Years’ Honours List.

Areas of expertise

  • International migration
  • Refugees
  • Internal displacement
  • Global governance
  • Human security

Past experience

2008 - 2010Head, New Issues in Security Programme, Geneva Centre for Security Policy
2006 - 2008Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution
2004 - 2006Senior Policy Analyst, Global Commission on International Migration