Elliot Brennan is a non-resident research fellow with the Institute for Security and Development Policy (Sweden). He is the Southeast Asia analyst for the Lowy Institute’s Interpreter (Australia), a contributing analyst at Wikistrat, and a non-resident WSD-Handa fellow with Pacific Forum CSIS (USA). He regularly presents policy advice to governments in Europe and Asia and contributes to policy workshops and academic conferences.
On an ad hoc basis he acts as a political commentator with international media, previously with The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Financial Times, BBC World Service, Sky News, amongst others. In recent years, Elliot has led policy planning workshops with the German Foreign Office, led Track 1.5/Track 2 dialogues and roundtables in Asia, acted as advisor to the former prime minister of Somalia, lectured at Yangon University and Otago Foreign Policy School, and has been a panelist at conferences such as the German Marshal Fund’s India Trilateral Forum. His areas of research include conflict analysis, crisis management and resource security.
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