John Foreman CBE served as UK Defence Attaché Moscow from 2019to 2022, providing strategic advice to Ministers on Russian and regionalmilitary and security matters, particularly on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Hewas previously UK Defence Attaché in Kyiv, had military diplomatic appointmentsin the US, with NATO, and the EU, and served afloat on global maritimeoperations.

Air Marshal Philip Sturley CB MBE is an adviser and problem solver in international defence and security issues.  He has served as Secretary to NATO’s Military Committee in Brussels, Assistant in Chief of the Air Staff in London, and Chief of Staff at the Headquarters NATO Air Command in Germany.  He also spent 8 years as Special Advisor to the House of Commons Defence Committee, and facilitates international conferences and events to provide solutions to defence and security problems.