Mark Galeotti

Expert security-policy

Mark Galeotti is a senior associate fellow of the Royal United Services Institute in London, a senior non-resident fellow at the Institute for International Relations Prague and a 2018-19 Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute's Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.

A specialist on Russian security affairs and organised crime, he has taught in Moscow, worked for the British Foreign Office, and consulted with many government and non-government agencies. He blogs on Russian security affairs at In Moscow’s Shadows and tweets as @MarkGaleotti.

His most recent books are 'The Vory: Russia's super mafia' (Yale UP, 2018) and  'The Modern Russian Army, 1992-2016' (Osprey, 2017).