Gwythian Prins


Gwythian Prins joined the Charity Commission as Board member in June 2013. He is a Research Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also visiting professor at the University of Buckingham and a member of the Chief of the Defence Staff’s Strategy Advisory Panel. His previous roles include:

  • Fellow in History at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and latterly University Lecturer in Politics
  • Senior Fellow in the Office of the Special Advisor on Central and Eastern European Affairs, part of the Office of the Secretary-General of NATO, Brussels

Much of his work has been in Africa or on strategic matters. He has published on African history, medical anthropology, European politics and on military and strategic issues.

Previous roles in government

  • Board member