Think tank

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

BASIC

London, United Kingdom

BASIC is an independent Think Tank. Their mission is to connect governments with experts to design and implement credible proposals to build international trust, reduce nuclear risks, and advance disarmament. They are peace and security experts with a reputation for convening empathic dialogues that help states acknowledge and overcome complex strategic and political differences. They are well-known for creative thinking that brings new ideas to pressing peace and security issues. They facilitate effective, meaningful exchange between siloed and often hostile political communities.

Contact details

Website:
basicint.org

Address:
BASIC, The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, Vauxhall, SE11 5RR London

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1987
Age (years)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 35
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dan Plesch
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Sebastian Brixey-Williams and Marion Messmer (Co-Directors)
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2020): Sebastian Brixey-Williams and Marion Messmer (Co-Directors)
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2019): Sebastian Brixey-Williams, Marion Messmer
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Staff size
2021
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 11
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 89
2020
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 8
2019
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 13
% Female staff
2021
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 73%
United Kingdom average
 42%
Global average
 48%
2020
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 75%
2019
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 38%
% Female researchers
2021
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 73%
United Kingdom average
 20%
Global average
 16%
2020
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 75%
2019
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 8
United Kingdom average
 52
Global average
 6,826

Social

Likes (2021)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 2,683
United Kingdom average
 42,251
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 2,672
Twitter
Followers (2022)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 4,178
United Kingdom average
 37,142
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 3,635
Followers (2019)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 2,976
Followers (2019)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 639
United Kingdom average
 5,588
Global average
 6,399

Data notes

Last updated: 23/01/2022
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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