Corporate Membership

Strategic Partnership - Executive

Strategic Partnerships give institutions, both government and private, a thorough understanding of geopolitical risks to support decision-making and operations.

Executive partnerships are suitable for international companies who wish to benefit from IISS expert analysis, and to network with governments, business leaders and other global corporations. It includes priority access to the Institute’s staff through private, tailored briefings on security, foreign policy, political, and geo-economic issues. Executive partners are invited to participate in one of the Institute’s two annual flagship international events, either the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue or the IISS Manama Dialogue.

Executive Partnership Fee

£30,000 per annum (single year)

£27,500 per annum (multi-year) 

Executive Partnership Benefits

  • Nominate up to five representatives to the IISS

International Events and Networking

Tailored Briefings and Consultancy

  • Receive answers to your business questions with up to four private tailored briefings a year (depending on format) on key security, foreign policy, political, and economic issues as identified by you. Briefings are provided by IISS experts.
  • Invitations to selected group briefings specifically tailored to Corporate Members’ needs with timely and relevant topics and discussions
  • Priority access to the bespoke consultancy services that can be provided by IISS Consulting.

Publications and Resources

  • Receive up to five sets per year of the Institute’s publications:
  • Five staff licenses to use the IISS Armed Conflict Database, an authoritative, interactive resource of detailed material on more than 70 conflicts around the world
  • Online access to the Members area of the IISS website, including access to the above publications
  • Access to presentations and discussions via webcasts
  • Priority access to IISS facilities to book meetings, briefings, conferences and video-conferences.

Contact the Corporate & External Relations Team for further information


Enquire about Strategic Partnership

If you wish to subscribe as an Executive Strategic Partner please follow the link and complete the 'Enquire about Membership' form. The Corporate and External Relations Department will then contact you to proceed with your application.

Strategic Partnership

Nominees receive all IISS publications and invitations to our regular events, plus meetings and webinars held exclusively for them. The higher levels of Strategic Partnership include bespoke briefings and access to our flagship defence diplomatic Dialogues in the Asia-Pacific and the Gulf.