John Hulsman Senior Columnist, City AM and President John C. Hulsman Enterprises

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Dr. John Hulsman is a former Washington DC insider now based in Germany, where he runs a leading political risk consulting firm concentrating on game-changing foreign and economic policy issues that will determine the fate of the western world in the era of multiple great powers.

An outstanding geopolitical speaker, John has given over 1,200 high-level briefings at the invitation of the US Department of State, the Pentagon, the National Security Council, the House International Relations Committee, and governments around the world.

He is also a leading facilitator of war games; a powerful strategy tool, these are simulated exercises played by well briefed individuals to test assumptions and illuminate a range of possible, real world outcomes. His clients include blue chip private sector banking and hedge fund firms, as well as the US Central Intelligence Agency, the British Ministry of Defence, and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

John was previously Senior Research Fellow at The Hague Centre For Strategic Studies, the Alfred von Oppenheim Scholar in Residence at the German Council on Foreign Relations, Senior Research Fellow in European Affairs at The Heritage Foundation, and Research Fellow at The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington.

John is a regular commentator on ABC, CNN, and the BBC. His last three books (“Ethical Realism”, “The Godfather Doctrine”, and “To Begin The World Over Again”, a biography of Lawrence of Arabia) have all been international best-sellers. He is currently Senior Columnist for City A.M., regularly writing on foreign affairs and political risk.