Visiting Media Fellow, International Peace and Security

Mike Moran, foreign policy analyst, author and geo-strategist, is Managing Director, Global Risk Analysis at Control Risks. He concentrates on macro risk and US energy, foreign policy and global economic matters. He is author of The Reckoning: Debt, Democracy and the Future of American Power, and co-author of The Fastest Billion: The Story Behind Africa's Economic Revolution. Mike also served as head of thought leadership at Renaissance Capital, focused on global energy issues and oil and gas opportunities in frontier markets, particularly sub-Saharan Africa. Before that, Mike served as chief geo-strategist for (Nouriel) Roubini Global Economics.

At the Council on Foreign Relations, Mike ran digital strategy and editorial, launching CFR’s Crisis Guides series. He was also a senior correspondent and ran international coverage for; a London-based US affairs analyst for the BBC World Service; a Munich-based senior editor for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; and a reporter for the Associated Press and several newspapers.

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