Alexandra Hall

Research Group Director, Defence, Security & Infrastructure, RAND Europe
Cambridge Office

Education

M.A. in international relations, University of Reading; B.A. (Hons) in European Studies, University of Leicester

Media Resources

This researcher is available for interviews.

To arrange an interview, contact RAND Europe Media Relations at +44 (1223) 353 329, x2560, or email europeanmedia@rand.org.

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Overview

Alexandra Hall is research group director of Defence, Security and Infrastructure at RAND Europe. Her professional experience spans a diverse range of defence and security subjects including: military concepts and doctrine; the contemporary and future operating environment; international relations and geopolitical risk; insurgency, counter-insurgency and terrorism; the civil-military interface; and European defence and security. She also specialises in strategic exercises and scenario development to underpin capability planning and robust decision-making.

Prior to joining RAND Europe in June 2013 she worked for an independent UK defence consultancy, supporting the UK MoD, European Defence Agency and NATO on projects relating to geopolitics, capability planning and strategic-level analysis. Her academic background is in international relations and European studies.

Recent Projects

  • NATO, Russia and the European Member States' contributions to the Alliance in the land domain
  • Provision of Strategic Exercises to the UK MOD Royal College of Defence Studies
  • RAND Mediterranean Foresight Forum
  • Understanding the Value of the Defence Employment Offer
  • Strategic Exercise for the Arctic region

Selected Publications

Alexandra Hall, James Black, Kate Cox, Marta Kepe, Erik Silfversten, Defence and Security after Brexit: Understanding the Possible Implications of the UK's Decision to Leave the EU, RAND Corporation (RR-1786), 2016 (forthcoming)

Kate Robertson, James Black, Sarah Grand-Clement, Alexandra Hall, Human and Organisational Factors in Major Accident Prevention A Snapshot of the Academic Landscape, RAND Corporation (RR-1512-TOTAL), 2016

Lucia Retter, Alexandra Hall, James Black, Nathan Ryan, The moral component of cross-domain conflict, RAND Corporation (RR-1505-MOD), 2016

Commentary

  • Europol headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands

    How Will Defence and Security Be Affected by Brexit?

    Trade and migration issues have dominated Brexit discussions. But the UK's decision to leave the EU also creates challenges for security, deepening uncertainty at a time when little certainty exists.

    Mar 16, 2017 Prospect Magazine

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