Dr Andrew Monaghan is a Senior Research Fellow in the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House and Academic Visitor at St Antony’s College, Oxford.
Additionally he is the Founder and Director of the Russia Research Network, an independent organisation for the generation of information and expertise on Russian politics, security and economic issues based in London. In this capacity he has served as an expert witness to the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee.
Until late 2012, he directed Russia related research in the Research Division of the NATO Defense College (NDC) in Rome. In this role, he was also the NDC’s senior researcher on energy security matters. Prior to that, he held positions as a Senior Research Associate at the Advanced Research and Assessment Group (ARAG), part of the Defence Academy of the UK, and a Visiting Lecturer in the Defence Studies Department of King’s College, London, the civilian academic arm of the Joint Services Command and Staff College at the Defence Academy.
He received his PhD in Russian foreign policy (Russian perspectives of Russia-EU security relations) from the Department of War Studies, King’s College, from where he also obtained an MA in War Studies.