Fiona Quimbre is a research assistant with RAND Europe working in the area of defence, security, and infrastructure. Her research interests include Chinese foreign and security policy, European defence, civil-military relations, cyber defence, and the impact of emerging technologies.
Prior to joining RAND, Quimbre developed her research skills in China at Peking University, investigating patterns of Chinese intervention as well as the influence of technology on Chinese politics through works on the social credit system. She also undertook research experience with the French military attaché in Portugal. Quimbre holds first-class degrees with an M.L. in China studies and international relations from Peking University, an M.A. in international relations from Sciences Po Bordeaux and a dual B.Sc.Econ. in politics from Sciences Po Bordeaux and Cardiff University.