Kevin Rowlands

Capt. Dr Kevin Rowlands is the Head of the Royal Navy’s Strategic Studies Centre, an internal Ministry of Defence think tank which aims to inform senior policy and strategy decision makers. He enjoyed a thirty-year naval career, of which twenty were at sea, and left in the rank of Captain.He has been the Secretary to the Chiefs of Staff Committee and other senior Ministry of Defence boards and committees, and was the Course Director for the United Kingdom’s Advanced Command and Staff Course. Kevin holds a PhD in War Studies from King’s College, London, and master’s degrees in defence studies and in education.

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The Chinese navy: From minnow to shark

Capt. Dr Kevin Rowland and Dr Edward Hampshire explore the modernisation of the Chinese navy and its geostrategic implications

What comes next: A precarious peace?

Capt. Dr Kevin Rowlands discusses the important role of navies in securing the peace after a conflict has ended