Professor Dr Julian Lindley-French is a leading strategic analyst, author and commentator with several books to his name.

He is Senior Fellow at the Institute of Statecraft, Director of Europa Analytica, Honorary Fellow of the Strategy and Security Institute at the University of Exeter and a member of the Strategic Advisory Panel of General Sir Nick Houghton, Chief of the British Defence Staff.

He was formerly a member of the Strategic Advisory Group of the Atlantic Council of the United States and has been appointed to three professorial chairs at the University of Leiden and the Netherlands Defence Academy.