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Natia Seskuria

Professional affiliation

Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

Full Biography

Natia Seskuria is an Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and serves at the Office of the National Security Council (NSC) of Georgia. She has a broad experience in policy-making, strategic foresight and provides analysis on international security and defence planning, with a focus on Russia and Eurasia. She is also a Lecturer in Russian Government and Politics.

Natia has served at the Ministry of Defence of Georgia and worked for the Foreign Editor of The Sunday Times of London. She researches and publishes on Russia’s defence and security policy and its relations with Georgia. Additionally, Natia worked as an independent researcher and consultant, advising private sector on political, strategic and operational risks.

Natia graduated with an MA in Politics, Security and Integration and a BA (Hons) in Politics and East European Studies from the School of Slavonic and East European Studies at University College London (UCL). Her dissertation examined Russian-Georgian conflict. She speaks seven languages including fluent French, Russian, English and Georgian.