Chris Abbott

Chris Abbott was founding director of ORG's Sustainable Security Programme. He is now a freelance writer and researcher and Executive Director of Open Briefing

During his time at ORG, Chris was the author or co-author of numerous publications, including An Uncertain Future: Law Enforcement, National Security and Climate Change (ORG, 2008), Beyond Terror: The Truth About the Real Threats to Our World (Rider, 2007) and Global Responses to Global Threats: Sustainable Security for the 21st Century (ORG, 2006). Since leaving ORG, he has been appointed as an Honorary Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford and written a second book, 21 Speeches That Shaped Our World: The People and Ideas That Changed the Way We Think (Rider, 2010).