Soft power includes international perception, global media reach, inventions, education, diplomacy, the charity sector, culture, sport and architecture and international events and the like. While measuring a country’s influence in these matters is clearly subjective the Portland Communications Soft power 30 is viewed as the most reliable authority in this sphere. In 2015 the United [...]
Bianca Nicolescu Migration Research Associate Bianca joined Global Britain as an Intern after graduating from the University of Birmingham in International Relations and Political Science. She is now undertaking a Masters in Political Economy at King’s College London, focusing on Varieties of Capitalism and the management of public finances in emerging market economies.
Samuel Hayes Security & Defence Research Associate Samuel Hayes joined Global Britain in 2016. Following his graduation from Loughborough University his experience has spanned operations in the private security sector, and analysis in geopolitical consultancy. His particular interests are in strategy and diplomacy. When not on assignment he can be found training as a keen [...]
Director of Communications Brian started his PR career in the City in the early 80s before establishing his own businesses in Scotland. Over the period his clients included major brewers such as Dryburgh’s, Budweiser and Fosters as well as Edinburgh Crystal and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Previously a national chairman of the Conservative Students and [...]
Director Ewen joined Global Britain as director in 2012 when Brexit was still a concept and has since helped make it a reality. He is also the founding director of Walbrook Economics, which is a consultancy specialising in the interaction of macroeconomics, politics and capital markets. Clients include major pension funds, asset managers and hedge funds. [...]
Honorary Chairman Ian has been involved as founding director and then Chairman of Global Britain since its inception in 1997. He has an engineering degree and MBA and has worked at senior level in manufacturing and finance in Antwerp, Paris and the UK. His publications include A Cost Too Far? and Time to Say No, both published by Civitas. He has written [...]