Richard Clifford

Fellow - Geopolitics and Security; UK Parliament Representative

Richard Clifford is a Fellow in the Geopolitics and Security Unit at Polar Research and Policy Initiative and its UK Parliament Representative. Currently, he also serves as a Parliamentary Researcher to a Member of Parliament and former Minister in the UK House of Commons and serves as the Public Enquiry Point for an All-Party Parliamentary Group. He has an MSc in Defence, Development and Diplomacy at Durham University and an undergraduate degree in History and International Relations from the London School of Economics. Richard’s regional interests are Russian foreign policy and American Arctic policy in addition to all wider geopolitical and security issues in the Arctic.