Peter W. Brorsen

Director, RUSI EuropeRUSI Europe


Dr. Peter W. Brorsen is the first Director of RUSI Europe, representing RUSI with the EU, its Member States, and NATO. The RUSI Europe Office is based in Brussels across from the European Parliament.

During his twenty-five years in international affairs, Mr Brorsen has principally been stationed in the Balkans, the Middle East and East Africa with multilateral agencies and has led research with British, European and American government entities.

For the United Nations, he helped implement the peace agreement between Croatia and Yugoslavia in the city of Vukovar; maintain an international presence in the Gaza Strip during the Second Intifada, represent the United Nations with the Coalition Forces and the Iraqi authorities in Mosul after the invasion of Iraq, and help design a stabilisation and governance process for Mogadishu in Somalia.

Mr Brorsen has studied at Harvard and Oxford universities, focusing on political theory and empirical analysis.

RUSI Europe

Based in Brussels, RUSI Europe is committed to help solve the most urgent security and defence challenges. RUSI Europe carries out research and provides a forum for the security and defence sectors in the European Union and other NATO countries.