Roger Hilton is based in Vienna and works as a Media Presenter and Defence Fellow at GLOBSEC, an international think-tank in Bratislava, Slovakia. Roger is the host of the GLOBSEC Wire, a bi-weekly show on global affairs, and its impact on Central and Eastern Europe affairs, as well as Global Tremors, GLOBSEC’s breaking news interview format.
Roger has interviewed multiple global defence and security leaders including NATO Assistant Secretary General David van Weel, NATO DSACT Manfred Nielson, NATO MARCOM Commander Clive Johnstone, Estonian Defence Minister Kalle Laanet, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin and Ukrainian Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Danylyuk.
In addition to his role at GLOBSEC, he is a 2030 NATO Global Fellow. He also has previous experience as a Strategic Communications Analyst at the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps – Greece (NRDC – GR) and with the Belgian Delegation at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). In the field he has visited the breakaway region of Transnistria, Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and Operation UNIFIER in Ukraine and the Black Tiger Military Base in Kurdistan, Iraq.
He is a 2016 graduate of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, holds a Masters Degree in Advanced International Studies, and a 2013 foreign policy certificate from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).