Olivier Weatherston

Programme Director for Defence and Security at Wilton Park

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Programme Director for Defence and Security, Wilton Park

Olivier Weatherston is a defence and security professional whose experience includes time in academic, think-tank, private sector and government roles. He is currently Programme Director for Defence and Security at Wilton Park, an agency of the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office responsible for convening policy research conferences, strategy making forums and diplomatic roundtables on behalf of the UK government and other partners.

Olivier’s part-time post-graduate research examines non-state groups and contemporary conflict, examining how British, French and American counter-terrorism strategy, policy and operations have evolved, covering a period from the late 1970s to present.

  • 14 April 2015, 10am

    CSaP Annual Conference 2015

    This year our conference will explore opportunities for improving the way government accesses, assesses and makes use of expertise from the humanities, and offer examples of the significant contribution these disciplines have made to public policy.

  • 16 January 2014, 5:30pm

    Adaptation to climate change: Seminar 1

    In his first seminar, Professor Kennel will give a brief history of the development of climate research - the relationship between atmospheric abundance of CO2 and global temperature over time, and fundamental truths about the long-term future.