Edward Lucas’s expertise includes energy, cyber-security, espionage, Russian foreign and security policy, and the politics and economics of Eastern Europe.
Formerly a senior editor at The Economist he is also a senior vice-president at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). He writes a weekly column in the London Times.
In 2008 he wrote The New Cold War, a prescient account of Vladimir Putin’s Russia. In 2011 he wrote Deception, an investigative account of east-west espionage. He is a strong critic of the fugitive NSA contractor Edward Snowden, and author of an e-book, The Snowden Operation. His latest book is Cyberphobia. He has also contributed to books on religion and media ethics.
An experienced broadcaster, public speaker, moderator and panelist, Edward Lucas has given public lectures at Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge and other leading universities.