Joseph Dobbs

Research Fellow

Joseph Dobbs is a Research Fellow at the European Leadership Network, joining in 2014. 

Joseph's current research focuses on EU-Russia relations, and emerging security issues, such as Russia-China relations, the Eurasian Economic Union and long term trends. He also works on the ELN's Strategic Insight breakfast series with Salamanca Group and the UK-France Leadership Group on Euro-Atlantic Security and Nuclear Issues.

Joseph is a member of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security, and co-chair of its Economic working group.

Joseph is also a contributor to Geopolitical Intelligence Services (GIS), a private consultancy for which he writes about Chinese political and economic developments. 

Before joining the ELN in June 2014, Joseph completed his postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford, focusing on Chinese politics and foreign policy. Prior to this, he studied at the Universities of Hong Kong and Liverpool, achieving a first class BA in Modern History and Politics at the latter, and worked at the European External Action Service and in domestic politics in the UK. 

Joseph has been widely published, in publications including the Financial Times, and regularly comments for the media. He is active on social media, and can be followed on Twitter @joseph_dobbs