John Lough runs the Russia & CIS practice of Gabara Strategies, a London-based public affairs and strategic consulting company. He is also an Associate Fellow with the Russia & Eurasia Programme at Chatham House.
From 2003 to 2008, he was as an international affairs adviser at TNK-BP, Russia"s third largest oil company. From 2001 to 2003, he was Managing Director of The PBN Company"s London office.
He spent six years with NATO (1995-2001), including a posting to Moscow where he set up NATO"s Information Office.
From 1989 to 1995, he was a senior lecturer at the Soviet Studies (later Conflict Studies) Research Centre.