MG-Moscow-2019-minuteMark Galeotti

Director and CEO

As well as being the founder and CEO of Mayak Intelligence, Dr Mark Galeotti an Honorary Professor at UCL SSEES, Senior Associate Fellow at RUSI, and a Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the Institute of International Relations Prague. He read history at Robinson College Cambridge and took his doctorate in government at the LSE, and has since been Head of History at Keele University, a Senior Research Fellow with the Foreign Office, Professor of Global Affairs at New York University, and a visiting professor at Rutgers-Newark (Newark, NJ), Charles University (Prague) and MGIMO (Moscow). A specialist in Russian security and international politics, he is also a prolific author, and his most recent books include A Short History of Russia (Hanover Square, 2020; Ebury 2021), We Need To Talk About Putin (Ebury, 2019), Russian Political War (Routledge, 2019), and The Vory: Russia‚Äôs super mafia (Yale, 2018).