Bates Gill


Bates Gill commenced as CEO of the US Studies Centre in 2012 after a five year appointment as the Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

He previously led major research programs at public policy think tanks in Washington, DC (Brookings Institution and Center for Strategic and International Studies) and in Monterey, California (Monterey Institute of International Studies). He has also served as a consultant to US companies, foundations, and government agencies, especially with regard to their policies in Asia.

Gill received his PhD in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia, and, in addition to his experience in the USA, has lived and worked for lengthy periods in France, Switzerland, Sweden, and China.