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:
https://basicint.org/

Address:
Spaces, 70 White Lion Street, London, N1 9PP

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern 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)
 36
United Kingdom average
 35
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Dan Plesch
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Sebastian Brixey-Williams and Marion Messmer (Co-Directors)
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
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)
Staff size
2022
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 11
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 42
2021
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 11
2020
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 8
% Female staff
2022
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 73%
United Kingdom average
 55%
Global average
 53%
2021
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 73%
2020
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 75%
% Female researchers
2022
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 73%
United Kingdom average
 27%
Global average
 36%
2021
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 73%
2020
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 75%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 3
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 43
2018
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 8

Social

Likes (2022)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 2,666
United Kingdom average
 49,455
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 2,683
Likes (2019)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 2,672
Followers (2022)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 4,178
United Kingdom average
 37,280
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 3,635
Followers (2019)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 2,976
Followers (2022)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 1,404
United Kingdom average
 11,166
Global average
 16,270
Followers (2019)
British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
 639

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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