Matthew Hulbert

Matthew Hulbert

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Security Studies

Matthew Hulbert is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Security Studies working on energy and political risk. He previously worked in the City of London advising on energy markets and political risk, as Senior Energy Analyst at Datamonitor for leading global utilities, and headed up the Global Issues Desk at Control Risks Group, specializing in political risk, geopolitics and security analysis for multinational companies (FTSE 100), governments and institutional investors. He was also seconded to work in Washington DC to enhance CRGs political risk offering in North America.

Prior to this, he held political consulting positions at Weber Shandwick Worldwide advising multinational companies on political and reputational risks and governments on public diplomacy, including speech writing for various governments at the World Economic Forum, Davos. Before entering the City, he was Policy Director of the largest All Party Parliamentary Group in the UK Parliament having started his career at the Global Europe Programme for the Foreign Policy Center, a British think tank, launched under the patronage of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Matthew Hulbert has written policy and advisory papers on political risk issues for amongst others the UK government (DfID), World Bank, IMF and Commonwealth on Nations. He has also advised the British Government on energy related issues and spoken at international forums including keynote speeches at Chatham House and developments on European energy in Amsterdam and Sofia. He has been quoted and run op-eds in leading international media including The Times of London, Le Monde, South China Morning Post, Forbes Magazine, Middle East Economic Digest (MEED), Economist Intelligence Unit, and writes regularly for The Globalist, Euractiv and European Energy Review. He also has broadcast experience with BBC World Service and Al Jazeera. He holds a BA in History & Politics from Durham University and an MPhil International Relations from Cambridge.

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