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Alice Gower

Alice Gower

Head of Geopolitics Practice, SRMG Think

Alice is a geopolitical and security risk specialist with over 15 years of experience focusing on the Middle East and North Africa region.

She is head of the geopolitics practice at SRMG Think, a founding partner of Azure Strategy and a senior non-resident fellow at the Middle East Institute Switzerland. A former diplomat with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, she was seconded to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office where she led on UK energy security policy in relation to MENA. She subsequently worked in global government affairs for a major international energy company, specialising in the geopolitics of energy.

Alice has advised corporate and government clients on major security themes across the region, including responses to the Arab Spring, the Libyan revolution and the rise of the Houthi movement in Yemen. She has written for several think tanks, industry and foreign affairs publications and appears in international media outlets.