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I have spoken at and chaired events around the world, including at Universities, think-tanks and conferences. This includes comment for BBC World TV, BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, CBS News (60 Minutes), CNN, Channel 4 News, NPR, NBC, Financial Times, The Guardian, Le Monde, Die Welt, Der Spiegel, South China Morning Post, BFM TV, Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera, Mint, Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Economic Times, Daily Jang and Reuters.
NATO and Cyber Defence, December 2019
Can democracy win the cyber-wars?, Traverse City International Affairs Forum, September 2023.
Influence Alpha - shaping Apex decison-making in government, FS Club London, September 2023.
Responsive government survey 2023, Global Government Forum, May 2023.
The global digital revolution, LSE Africa Summit, April 2023.
Technology and geopolitics, Jesus College Cambridge, February 2023.
The UK's 2022 Autumn economic crisis, LSE, November 2022.
Chip War with Chris Miller, LSE, October 2022.
Will pessimism dominate the 2020s?, Ratiu Forum, Romania, September 2022.
Yale Cyber Leadership Forum, 2021.
UK-Japan Cyber Dialogue, Tokyo, January 2020.
Cyber governance and the Commonwealth, Addis Ababa, 2019.
On U.N. cyber negotiations, New York, September 2019, and opening speech.
Munich Cyber Security Conference, 2019.
Leadership, Civil Service Leadership Academy, 2018.
Speaking about the future of war, Library of Congress, Washington DC, 2015.
Islamist fighters drawn from more than half the world's countries, says UN, The Guardian, 2015
ISIL selfies are fuelling radicalisation, UN expert warns, Daily Telegraph, 2015
In the shadow of ISIS, the Taliban move into 2015, WNYC New York, 2015.
The hunt: what next after the death of Al Qaida leader, WTOP Washington DC 2015.
Speaking on kidnaps for ransom by Al Qaeda and Daesh, BBC, 2014.
New kidnap spots pose greater risk, Financial Times, 2014
Kidnap for ransom: to pay or not to pay, OSCE 2014
How big data creates smarter governments, Yale, 2013.
What next for the U.S. and South Asia, Asia Society, New York, 2012.
The relationship between the US and South Asia, Yale, 2012.
Why Pessimism is Good, Tedx, 2009.