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Sir Stephen Lovegrove

Former National Security Adviser, United Kingdom

Europe Geopolitics


Sir Stephen Lovegrove was the UK’s National Security Adviser until late 2022, during which time he was responsible for the UK’s national response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the drawdown from Afghanistan, as well as overseeing AUKUS. Before his role as NSA he was the Permanent Secretary for the Ministry Defence for five years (2016-2021), a role he also performed at the Department for Energy and Climate Change (2013-2016). Sir Stephen joined the UK’s civil service in 2004, after a career in investment banking.

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