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Prof. Nayef Al-Rodhan
Position(s) Head of the Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme
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Personal website www.sustainablehistory.com

Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan is a philosopher, neuroscientist, and geostrategist.

He is Honorary Fellow, St. Antony's College, Oxford University, United Kingdom, Head of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy’s Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme, Switzerland, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London, United Kingdom, Member of the Global Future Council on Frontier Risks at the World Economic Forum, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).

In 2014, he was voted as one of the Top 30 most influential Neuroscientists in the world, in 2017, he was named amongst the Top 100 geostrategists in the World, and in 2022, he was named as one of the Top 50 influential researchers whose work could shape 21st-century politics and policy.

He is a Prize-winning scholar who has written 25 books and more than 250 articles. His research focuses on the interplay between: Analytic Neurophilosophy, Neuroscience, Geopolitics, Meta-Geopolitics, Symbiotic Realism, Multi-Sum Security, Cognitive and Physical Human Enhancement, Global Futures, Sustainable National and Global Security, Outer Space Security and Sustainability, Governance of Future Human Colonies in Outer Space, Statecraft, Cultural discourse and synergies, Collective Human Dignity, Collective Civilizational Sustainability, Cascading Frontier Risks, Disruptive technologies, International Relations, Public Policy, in Peace and War.

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