Dominick Donald was brought up in Britain and the US before studying at Oxford University. Stints as a soldier, a lecturer, a UN official and an editorial writer, plus a War Studies PhD, led eventually to political risk analysis for a large London firm, which he left in 2016 as its Head of Geopolitics. He has written editorials for The Times
and US business magazine Red Herring
, and reviews for the Guardian
and the TLS
. Now a freelance writer and political risk advisor, he is married with three children and lives on the Oxfordshire-Wiltshire border.