Warsaw Summit Experts' Forum
Nato in defence of peace: 2016 and beyond
Professor Malcolm Chalmers is Deputy Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). His research focuses on UK defence, foreign and security policy. His most recent publications include ‘Would a New SDSR be needed after a BREXIT vote?’, RUSI Briefing, June 2016; ‘Spending Matters: Defence and Security Budgets after the 2015 SDSR’, RUSI Briefing, May 2016; ‘Is NATO Deterrence Fit for Purpose?’, RUSI Newsbrief, November 2015.
Chalmers was a member of the consultative panel for both the 2010 and 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Reviews (SDSR), and was a special adviser to Parliament's Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (2011-2015). He is Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of Exeter, and was Visiting Professor in the Department of War Studies, Kings College, London. He has been at RUSI since 2007. Before joining RUSI, Chalmers was a Senior Special Adviser in the FCO to Foreign Secretaries Jack Straw MP and Margaret Beckett MP. His previous appointments included: Professor of International Politics, University of Bradford; Senior Consulting Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies; Visiting Fellow, Center for International Security and Arms Control, Stanford University; Economist, Ministry of Finance, Government of Botswana.@MChalmers_RUSI