William Freer joins the Council on Geostrategy as a Research Fellow

The Council on Geostrategy is delighted to announce that William Freer will be joining us as a Research Fellow (National Security)!

William Freer is a Research Fellow in National Security. He is a War Studies graduate from King’s College London where his academic work focused on British-American grand strategy in the Cold War and post-Cold War era. His work specialised on how Britain managed military overstretch, economic stagnation, and national security during the withdrawal from ‘East of Suez’ (1957-1971). He previously worked as a consultant for a firm that specialised in research and advisory work (across a wide array of sectors including defence, justice, education, supported employment, and economic inactivity) and government procurement, both in the UK and internationally. He holds a BA in War Studies from King’s College London.

Main areas of expertise: British national security, defence policy, the armed forces, naval and maritime power, and military technology in relation to geopolitics

Read William’s latest article for Britain’s World, ‘Adapting the British Army for a maritime century’.