Alan Dupont

Dr. Alan Dupont AO is CEO of geopolitical risk consultancy the Cognoscenti Group. He has held advisory and board positions in government and the corporate sector and senior appointments at leading Australian universities, including as the foundation Michael Hintze Professor of International Security at the University of Sydney. He has advised several Australian ministers of defence and foreign affairs and many international companies and foreign governments. He holds a PhD in international relations from the Australian National University and is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon and the US Foreign Service Institute.


Featured Publication

  • Mitigating the New Cold War: Managing US-China trade, tech and geopolitical conflict 22 May 2020 | AP8
    This paper concludes that the linked US-China trade, technology and geopolitical conflicts have precipitated a new Cold War.  Dr Alan Dupont, outlines that the world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in an increasingly bitter contest to determine…...
    This paper concludes that the linked US-China trade, technology and geopolitical conflicts have precipitated a new Cold War.  Dr Alan Dupont, outlines that the world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in an increasingly bitter contest to determine…
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Media & Commentary

  • Disarming the new Cold War 28 May 2020 | IDEAS@THECENTRE
    The world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in an increasingly bitter contest to determine which of them will be the pre-eminent state of the 21st century. No matter how cleverly spun, a trade deal is not going…
    The world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in an increasingly bitter contest to determine which of them will be the pre-eminent state of the 21st century. No matter how cleverly spun, a trade deal is not going…
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