Dr. Graham Ong-Webb
BSocSci(Hons) MSc PhD AKC Research Fellow | Lecturer | International Political Economy Program

Dr. Graham Ong-Webb draws from a 15-year professional track record as a researcher, analyst, and consultant in the areas of strategy, geopolitics, and business intelligence. He is currently a Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies where he conducts research for the Future Issues and Technology portfolio. He is also an Associate Faculty at the Singapore University of the Social Sciences and advisor to Jane’s by IHS Markit’s Asia Pacific team based in Singapore.

He has held previous positions as Chief Operating Officer at the Future-Moves Group specializing in foresight, and as Senior Consultant at the Control Risks Group specializing in political and business risks. He has recently established a geopolitical intelligence service called FirstSight. Graham holds a PhD in Intelligence Studies from King’s College London. He also has degrees from the London School of Economics and the National University of Singapore.

Dr. Graham’s area of exploration includes the political progressions of Asia Pacific regions, tactical and security issues related to weapons of mass destruction (WMD), emerging role of technologies in the current society and its impact towards security along with Singapore’s counter terrorism and security architecture.

Dr. Graham has published in the Journal of Strategic Studies, The Journal of International Studies (Millennium), Jane’s Intelligence Review, and World Defence Systems. He has published opinion pieces with The Straits Times (Singapore), The Nation (Thailand), The Jakarta Post(Indonesia), The World Today (Chatham House, London), and the International Relations and Security Network’s Security Watch (ETH Zurich). He is also interviewed regularly on Channel NewsAsia on a range of geopolitical and security topics.