The Royal College of Defence Studies was established to encourage debate and develop international thought on contemporary strategic issues. Working across international boundaries, its diverse membership participate with confidence in the furthering of their development as strategic thinkers and leaders.

Dr Sergi Akulov

Ukraine

Nicholas Beale

UK

Dr Lütz Bertling

Germany

Peter Buxton

Surgeon Commodore, UK

Lord Cope

Rt Hon Lord Cope of Berkeley, UK

Ian Davis

UK

Ms Diane Di Carlo

USA

David Ellery

UK

Karl Engelbreksten

Major General, Sweden

Julian Free

Major General, UK

HRH Prince Sultan bin Khalid al-Saud

Saudi Arabia

Noel Khokhar

Major General, Pakistan

Richard Knighton

Group Captain, UK

Payenda Nazim

Major General, Afghanistan

Sir John Parker

UK

Lord Patten

UK

Patrick Phelan

Colonel, Ireland

Robert Rider

Colonel, UK

Paul Rutherford

Colonel, Canada

Nicholas Stanley

Captain, RN, UK

Sandy Storrie

Major General, UK

Charles Style

Vice-Admiral, UK

Richard Toomey

Brigadier, UK

Xola Tshofela

Colonel, South Africa