Visiting Professor, Department of War Studies, King’s College London
 Nik Gowing


Nik Gowing is Visiting Professor in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geo-Economics. He was a main news presenter for BBC World News from 1996 to 2014 and worked at ITN for 18 years, including as Bureau Chief in Rome and Warsaw, and as Diplomatic Editor for Channel Four News from 1988 to 1996. He has extensive reporting experience over three decades in diplomacy, defence and international security. He has served on various advisory councils, including Chatham House (1998–2004), the Overseas Development Institute (2007–14) and Wilton Park (1998–2012).