Tom Røseth is an associate professor at the Norwegian Defence University College (FHS) with a Ph.D. from the University of Oslo focusing on Russia’s relationship with China. His research areas span security policy in the Arctic, Russian foreign policy, intelligence studies, Russia’s energy relations with China, and total defense cooperation with Ukraine. Røseth leads a Ukraine project at FHS with the goal of drawing from Ukrainian experiences in the conflict with Russia. He is a co-editor of the book “Intelligence Relations in the 21st Century” (2020) and has contributed to books and journals on Russia-China relations and the Arctic. Røseth has extensive experience in various civilian roles within the Norwegian Armed Forces, with a focus on the Balkans, the Arctic, Russia, and China. He has previously worked as a researcher at the Asia Center at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies and served as a monitor in the Balkans for the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM). Røseth has been part of the emergency response force for NORDEM/Norwegian Refugee Council for many years and has participated in over 15 missions in countries in Asia, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe for the OSCE and EU. He holds two master’s degrees, one in comparative politics/Russian from the University of Bergen and one in military studies/leadership from the Norwegian Defence University College. Røseth has also studied at the Moscow State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO) in Moscow.