Area of Expertise: Defense and Security, Terrorism, War and Conflict
Geographical Expertise - Region: Asia, Europe, North Africa and Middle East
Field of Work: Think tank/Research center
Henry Wilkinson is the Head of Intelligence & Analysis at The Risk Advisory Group plc – an international intelligence, investigations and security company with offices in London, Washington, Moscow, Dubai and Hong Kong.
In his capacity as the head of Risk Advisory’s security intelligence and political risk analysis section, Mr Wilkinson advises some of the world leading businesses and organisations at the highest levels on political risk and security issues.
Mr. Wilkinson is a recognized expert on insurgency, terrorism and conflict, and geopolitical issues in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. Through field research and directing intelligence collection, analysis and production at Risk Advisory, he has working knowledge of the key issues as well as practical first-hand experience.
Mr. Wilkinson has provided expert comment and has been cited by news organizations around the world, including Reuters, The Financial Times, The Guardian, the New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, Le Figaro, The Friday Times (Pakistan), the BBC, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Al-Jazeera, Channel 4 News, More4 News, Russia’s Channel 1 and others. Mr. Wilkinson has also authored numerous articles and papers on terrorism and insecurity in the Middle East and North Africa, including a recent study on Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in the Sahel published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Mr. Wilkinson has a first class honors degree in War Studies from Kings College London, and read Strategic Aspects of International Relations at the London School of Economics & Political Science. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) and the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House).
Latest articles from Henry Wilkinson
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