Dennis Sammut is the Director of LINKS (Dialogue, Analysis and Research) (www.links-dar.org) and Managing Editor of the web portal commonsapce.eu.. He was educated at the London School of Economics (M.Sc in International Relations) and Oxford University (D.Phil in History).
In 2005/6 Dennis Sammut served with the United Nations in Afghanistan, where he was part of a small United Nations team that helped set up the Afghan Parliament. In 2009 he served on the Tagliavini Commission that investigated the Georgia-Russia War on behalf of the European Union.
He is often invited as an expert to give evidence/reports to leading institutions. In the past these included the Foreign Affairs Committee of the UK Parliament, the Council of Europe, the European Parliament, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, among others.
In 2007 Dennis Sammut was awarded the OBE for his contribution to the peaceful resolution of conflicts in the South Caucasus.