is an independent international relations analyst and Nonresident Fellow at the Lowy Institute. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis [CEPA] in Washington DC, and an Associate Research Fellow at the French Institute of International Relations [IFRI]. Previously, he was Head of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at Chatham House, and Deputy Head of Mission at the Australian Embassy in Moscow. He has an MA from Oxford and a PhD from Melbourne University. Lo has written a number of books. Recent shorter writings include: »Global order in the shadow of the coronavirus: China, Russia and the West« [Lowy Institute, »Analyses«, July 2020], »The Sino-Russian partnership and global order« [»China International Strategy Review«, December 2020], and »Turning point? Putin, Xi, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine« [Lowy Institute, »Analyses«, 25 May 2022].