Dr Liam O’Shea is an international development specialist and commentator with over 10 years experience, in the areas of governance and security, philanthropy and civil society.

He has demonstrated leadership, project management and entrepreneurship skills founding and devising initiatives as the Associate Director of a philanthropic foundation. Liam has also managed, and consulted on, projects on international security for members of parliament, government bodies and conflict-prevention NGOs. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews and is proficient in Russian.