Experts & Staff

Richard Gowan

Senior Policy Fellow

Languages: English
Areas of Expertise: the United Nations system, European Security and Defence Policy, Africa, Western Balkans

Richard Gowan is an associate fellow at ECFR, concentrating on United Nations affairs.

He is based at the Center on International Cooperation at New York University, where he works on peacekeeping and multilateral security institutions. He is the associate director of the center’s Managing Global Order programme.

Before joining New York University in 2005, he worked as Europe Programme Officer at the Foreign Policy Centre in London. Between 2005 and 2006, he coordinated the development of the first Annual Review of Global Peace Operations, the most comprehensive public domain source of data and analysis on the subject of peace operations.

He has acted as a consultant to the UN Secretariat and the UK Department for International Development, he writes frequently for E!Sharp, The Globalist, and other international affairs magazines, and he has broadcast widely on channels such as CNN and BBC.

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