International Affairs & Security Speakers

Chartwell’s expert International Affairs & Security Speakers are specialists on world events, foreign affairs, geopolitics and security from a global perspective. From former leaders of NATO and MI6 to strategic and military experts.

Chartwell’s International Affairs & Security Speakers share their insights and predictions with audiences, including on the latest trends, research and current events.

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International Affairs & Security speakers

Gideon Rachman Speaker
Gideon Rachman
Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, Financial Times
Mark Sedwill Speaker
Mark Sedwill
National Security Adviser (2017-20)
Anne Applebaum Speaker
Anne Applebaum
Expert on International Affairs and Foreign Policy
Mark Leonard Speaker
Mark Leonard
Expert on Geopolitics and Geoeconomics
Ryan Hass Speaker
Ryan Hass
Top Level Adviser on International Relations - US and Asia
Demetri Sevastopulo Speaker
Demetri Sevastopulo
US/China Foreign Policy Commentator
Thomas J. Wright Speaker
Thomas J. Wright
Incisive analyst of geopolitics and foreign policy
Tina Fordham Speaker
Tina Fordham
Geopolitical Strategist for Business and Markets - Founder Fordham Global Foresight
Sir Alex Younger Speaker
Sir Alex Younger
Former Chief of MI6 - the Secret Intelligence Service
Maha Aziz Speaker
Maha Aziz
Author, Illustrator and Professor at New York University's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Edward Lucas Speaker
Edward Lucas
Independent Expert in European and Transatlantic security
Karen Attiah Speaker
Karen Attiah
Opinion Columnist, Global Opinions Editor - The Washington Post
David Pilling Speaker
David Pilling
Associate Editor & Africa Editor - Financial Times
Dr. A. Wess Mitchell Speaker
Dr. A. Wess Mitchell
American Foreign Policy Expert, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs
Kurt Volker Speaker
Kurt Volker
U.S Special Representative for Ukraine Negotiations (2017-19) - US Ambassador to NATO (2008-09)
Basim Al-Ahmadi Speaker
Basim Al-Ahmadi
Political Risk and Strategy Consultant
Jeremy Hunt Speaker
Jeremy Hunt
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer (2022-2024)
Suzanne Williams Speaker
Suzanne Williams
International Hostage Negotiator
Toomas Ilves Speaker
Toomas Ilves
Former President of Estonia
Jonathan Hill Speaker
Jonathan Hill
Expert on the EU's financial services sector


antonio costa
Introducing António Costa, Prime Minister Of Portugal From 2015 To 2024
Introducing Ben Wallace, Former Defence Secretary of the United Kingdom (2019-23)