Nicholas Redman

Director of Editorial; Editor, Strategic Survey and Adelphi Books


  • Russia; east-central Europe
  • Economic aspects and tools of diplomacy, including energy and sanctions; geopolitical risk

Languages: English

Summary: Dr Nicholas Redman is Director of Editorial at the IISS, overseeing the Institute’s large and highly regarded publications output. He is Editor of the Adelphi book series and of our annual publication Strategic Survey: The Annual Review of World Affairs, and he directs the continued development of the Armed Conflict Database. He regularly contributes to IISS consultancy work.


  • 2005–2010: Editor in Chief of the online country-risk service ViewsWire at the Economist Intelligence Unit
  • 2002–2005: Senior Editor/Analyst for Eastern Europe (ViewsWire) at the Economist Intelligence Unit
  • 1999–2002: Editor for Eastern Europe/Former Soviet Union at Oxford Analytica
  • 1998–1999: Part-time lecturer, Department of War Studies, King’s College London


  • Strategic Survey 2016: The Annual Review of World Affairs, editor
  • 'Russia's breaking point', Survival: Global Politics and Strategy (56-2, 2014)

Joined IISS: November 2010

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