Greg Mills has directed the Johannesburg-based Brenthurst Foundation since its inception in 2005. In 2008, he was deployed as strategy adviser to the president of Rwanda, has run strategic advisory groups in Malawi, Mozambique and Afghanistan, and has worked for heads of government in Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Kenya, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Mills holds a PhD from Lancaster University and an Honours degree in African Studies from the University of Cape Town. A member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and Chatham House, and the Advisory Board of the Royal United Services Institute, in 2013 he was appointed to the African Development Bank’s High-Level Panel on Fragile States. On the visiting faculty of the Royal College of Defence Studies, NATO’s Higher Defence College and the South African National Defence College.