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DONNELLY Christopher Nigel CMG, TD, BA
British defence, security and foreign affairs specialist
Director, Institute for Statecraft

Date of birth: 10 Nov. 1946

Place of birth: Rochdale, Lancs.

Parentage: s. of Anthony Donnelly and Dorothy M. Morris

Family: m. Jill Norris 1971; one s. one d.

Education: Cardinal Langley School, Middleton, Lancs. , Univ. of Manchester

Career: Instructor, Royal Mil. Acad. Sandhurst (RMAS) 1969–72; Sr Lecturer, Soviet Studies Research Centre, RMAS 1972–79, Dir 1979–89; Territorial Army ( Int. Corps) 1970–93; Adjunct Professor, Carnegie Mellon Univ. 1985–89, Georgia Tech. Univ. 1989–93; Special Adviser for Cen. and E European Affairs to Sec.- Gen. of North Atlantic Treaty Organization 1989–2003; Founder and Head of Advanced Research and Assessment Group, Defence Acad. of the UK 2003–07, Sr Fellow 2007–10; currently Dir Institute for Statecraft, London

Honours and awards: Hon. Col, Specialist Group Mil. Intelligence ; Commdr (Grand Cross), Order of the Grand Duke Gediminas (Lithuania) 2002

Publications: Red Banner 1989, War and the Soviet Union 1990, Gorbachev’s Revolution 1991, Nations, Alliances and Security 2004; numerous articles on Russian and Eastern European defence and security issues

Leisure interest: field sports

Contact details: Address: The Institute for Statecraft, 2 Temple Place, London, WC2R 3BD, England (office); Email: [email protected] (office); Website: (office).

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