Enders Wimbush

Senior geopolitical analyst; Former director at the German Marshall Fund and Senior vice president of Hudson Institute (2004-2010)

Areas of expertise

Policy Analysis, Politics, International Relations

Biographical Statement

S. Enders Wimbush studied Central Asia and the Caucasus at the University of Chicago. He has worked as a strategist of future security environments at StrateVarious LLC, Booz Allen Hamilton, and other leading consultancies. He served as Senior Director at the German Marshall Fund (2010-2012) and Senior Vice President of Hudson Institute (2004-2010). Mr. Wimbush was nominated by the President to be a Governor of the United States Broadcasting Board of Governors from 2010-2012. Earlier, he served as Director of Radio Liberty in Munich, Germany (1987-93). He is the author, co-author or editor of seven books and numerous articles in professional and popular media, as well as dozens of policy studies. He often writes for The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, Washington Times, Journal of Commerce, National Interest, Survival, Global Affairs, The Weekly Standard, and other publications.

Seasoned senior global executive with deep experience designing, leading and managing organizations and programs devoted to international affairs, public policy, civil society/governance, media development and targeting, and security. Extensive experience in public, private, foundation, and NGO environments. Skilled fundraiser with strong entrepreneurial instincts. Experienced public communicator. Distinguished record of scholarship, with significant contributions in academic, professional, public policy, and popular media. Prolific author on strategy, future security landscapes, media and communications, international trends and dynamics, and changing competitive strategies.