Elisabeth Braw, a London-based journalist, will soon join Control Risks as a Senior Consultant. She is currently a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor. In addition, she is a regular contributor to Foreign Affairsand Foreign Policy, specializing in northern European security, and writes the Transatlantic Connection blog for the World Affairs Journal. She was previously a Europe correspondent for Newsweek, and prior to that, a Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford. She has also been the global exclusives reporter for the Metro International newspaper group, where she interviewed leaders including Ban Ki-moon, Christine Lagarde, and Francois Hollande. Elisabeth is a native of Sweden and attended university in Germany, finishing her Magister Artium degree in political science and German literature with a dissertation on nuclear weapons reduction in Europe.