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Milo Comerford

Senior Analyst, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change


Milo Comerford is a senior analyst in the Co-Existence team at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. He focuses on developing innovative research approaches and policy responses to extremist ideology, and he has co-authored major reports on jihadi propaganda, pathways to extremism and counter-narratives.

Milo has briefed and provided evidence for government departments and agencies including the UK Home Office, the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the US State Department, the US Department of Defence and the US National Counterterrorism Centre. He has worked with international organisations including the Global Counterterrorism Forum and several UN agencies on building effective strategies for countering extremism.

Milo’s research and expertise have been featured in international media including Sky News, BBC, the Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera, the Times and CNN, and he regularly writes for outlets including the New Statesman, the Independent, the Spectator and Newsweek.

Milo holds a BA (Hons) in philosophy and theology from the University of Oxford. He previously worked on a global education programme, building open-mindedness and resilience to extremism in young people across 30 countries. He is a nonresident fellow at the Abu Dhabi–based think tank TRENDS.