John Nilsson-Wright is a senior lecturer in Japanese Politics and International Relations in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge, and a senior research fellow for Northeast Asia in the Asia Programme (which he previously directed from 2014-2016) at Chatham House. He is a contributing editor at Global Asia, a director of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group, and a former member of the Korea Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum. He is the author of the recent Creative Minilateralism in a Changing Asia: Opportunities for Security Convergence and Cooperation between Australia, India and Japan. Under the name John Swenson-Wright, he is the author of Unequal Allies? United States Security and Alliance Policies towards Japan, 1945-1960.