Shashank Joshi

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Alma materGonville and Caius College (Cambridge University), Harvard University
The Economist‘s defence editor. Bilderberg 2022. Also of interest for the Integrity Initiative

Employment.png Defence editor

In office
2018 - Present
EmployerThe Economist
Attended 2022 Bilderberg

Shashank Joshi is The Economist‘s defence editor. He attended the 2022 Bilderberg meeting.


He graduated with a starred first in politics and economics from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University. He holds a masters degree in international relations from Harvard University. During 2007-8, he was a Kennedy Scholar from Britain to the United States. He taught economics and politics to undergraduates as a supervisor at Cambridge and a teaching fellow at Harvard. He is a graduate of the Columbia-Cornell Summer Workshop on the Analysis of Military Operations and Strategy (SWAMOS).[1]


Prior to joining The Economist in 2018, he served as Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and Research Associate at Oxford University’s Changing Character of War Programme.[2] He was previously Senior Policy Fellow at Renewing the Centre, part of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.

Some of his writings for the Economist have examined subjects including autonomous weapons, India-Pakistan air strikes, US-Iran tensions, military competition in space, the use of artificial intelligence in warfare and the future of aircraft carriers.[3]


Events Participated in

Bilderberg/20222 June 20225 June 2022US
Washington DC
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
The 68th Bilderberg Meeting, held in Washington DC, after an unprecedented two year hiatus during which a lot of the Bilderberg regulars were busy managing COVID-19
Bilderberg/202318 May 202321 May 2023Portugal
Pestana Palace Hotel
The 69th Bilderberg Meeting, held in Lisbon, with 128 guests on the official list. The earliest in the year since 2009.
Munich Security Conference/202014 February 202016 February 2020Germany
The 56th Munich Security Conference, in 2020, "welcomed an unprecedented number of high-ranking international decision-makers."


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