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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey is the Coordinator for Global Strategies. He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and is currently studying for an MSc in Political Theory at the LSE. 

Joseph Barnsley Comms

Joseph Barnsley is Communications Officer at LSE IDEAS, the LSE's foreign policy think tank, responsible for managing the think tank's website, social media, events, and publications. A political science graduate of Leeds and Warwick universities, his previous employment includes Web and Communications Officer at the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) and Parliamentary Assistant to Toby Perkins MP.  

Bastiaan Bouwman

Bastiaan Bouwman is Project Assistant for the Cold War Studies Project. He is a PhD candidate at the Department of International History. Previously, he was a junior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and one of the inaugural fellows of Humanity in Action's Diversity & Diplomacy Fellowship.


Luc-André Brunet is Deputy Head of the Cold War Studies Project. Dr Brunet is also Book Review Editor for the journal Cold War History and acts as Managing Editor for LSE IDEAS Reports. 


John Collins is Executive Director of the International Drug Policy Project. His research focuses on the history of international drug control.


Indira Endaya does the layout and design work for IDEAS publications. She finished her Master of Arts in Media, Communication and Culture at Aarhus University in Denmark and the UCL Institute of Education under the EU’s Erasmus Mundus programme.


Mireia Franch is the Finance Administrator in LSE IDEAS. 

Louise Ingledow

Louise Ingledow is Manager of the Dahrendorf Forum at LSE IDEAS. Before joining LSE, she ran the Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholarships & Leadership Programme based at University of Oxford. Prior to this, she spent seven years as Manager of the Urban Design Group. Louise has a first class BA History Degree from University College London and an MA in Russian Studies from the UCL School of Slavonic & Eastern European Studies.

Emilia Knight

Emilia Knight is Centre Manager of LSE IDEAS. A senior executive with a substantial record of strategic business development in international markets, Dr Knight holds a Ph.D. in linguistics and an Executive MBA. 

Mary Martin

Mary Martin is director of the UN Business and Human Security Initiative. Her research focuses on the role of the private sector in conflict and peacebuilding and private security in the international system. She was co-ordinator of the Human Security Study Group 2006-1010, reporting to the High Representative of the European Union. She holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Cambridge. 


Craig Smith is the Executive Programme Administrative Coordinator for the MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy at LSE IDEAS. He holds an MA in Politics and International Relations from Durham University as well as a BA in History and Politics.

Alexander Soderholm

Alexander Soderholm is the Policy Associate of the International Drug Policy Project. He completed an MSc in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies at the LSE in 2015. Upon finishing his studies, he interned for the UNODC in Tehran, having previously worked in a number of developing countries. His research focuses on the intersection between drugs and development, specifically on scaling up harm reduction in the Middle East.


Rebecca Taichman is an intern for the International Drug Policy Project. She is currently pursuing a bachelors degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, along with a minor in Economics and a certificate in fiscal policy. 


Luca Tardelli is the Executive Programme Convener of the Executive MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy at LSE IDEAS. Dr Tardelli holds a PhD in International Relations from LSE. 


Dr Yu Jie (Cherry) is the China Foresight Project Manager. She gained her doctorate at the International Relations Department, LSE for her thesis on EU-China relations. She also gives frequent comments on China's foregin policy as well as China's direct investments in Europe in both Chinese and English media outlets.

Adrianna Zajaczkowska

Adrianna Zajaczkowska is Events Coordinator at LSE IDEAS and Alumni Assistant for the MSc International Strategy and Diplomacy. She completed a BA in Public Administration and an MSc in International Security from the University of Wroclaw. She has interned in the Executive Director’s office of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna as well as an NGO in the Philippines. Adrianna is also a former professional tennis player and skiing instructor, working in a number of international settings.


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