Chief Executive

Richard Reeve is the Chief Executive of Oxford Research Group and also directs its Sustainable Security Programme and Strategic Peacebuilding Programme. He is responsible for the strategic direction of ORG and its organisational sustainability, development and growth, as well as the delivery of its peacebuilding projects and research on security and development. He joined ORG in 2013 and became its Chief Executive in June 2018.

Richard has twenty years of experience in peace, conflict and security research. He has conducted research in over 30 countries in Africa, Europe and Asia, with a long-term focus on West Africa and the Sahel-Sahara. He also has expertise in British foreign and defence policy, including relations with the United States, NATO, the EU and UN.

Prior to joining ORG, Richard was Head of Research at International Alert, a Research Fellow and project manager at King’s College London, a Fellow of the Africa Programme at Chatham House, and an editor with Jane’s Information Group. He has also worked on conflict prevention projects with several intergovernmental organisations, including the African Union, Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), and the Arab League.

Latest from Richard Reeve

  • Sustainable Security Index – Research Note on Arms Exports (with Oscar Larsson)
  • The UK Military in the Arctic
  • UK-US Defence and Security Relations
  • Sustainable Security Index – Research Note on Global Opportunities for Refugees and Migrants (with Oscar Larsson)
  • Sustainable Security Index – Research Note on Climate Change (with Oscar Larsson)
  • The UK and UN Peacekeeping
  • The UK Military in the Arabian Peninsula
  • The UK Military in the Asia-Pacific
  • European Military Integration: Implications for the UK (with Oliver Scanlan)
  • Capabilities Review: Squaring Naval Ambitions, Priorities and Resources
  • Global Britain: A Pacific Presence?
  • Towards a New Consensus on National Security (with Oliver Scanlan)

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