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Joey More

Joey More

Research Assistant

Research interests

  • Conflict
  • Security


Joey More is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) where he conducts research on critical infrastructure, foreign direct investment and strategic trade controls.

He holds a Master of Science (with Distinction) in Global Affairs from King’s College London where he focused on infrastructure policy and foreign direct investment. His dissertation examined the power of local policymakers on the development of rail infrastructure, the resulting debt and concerns of sovereignty. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Urban Studies and Chinese from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. During his undergraduate studies, he completed a semester abroad in Denmark. He also holds certificates in advanced Chinese from Beijing Language and Culture University as well as Qingdao University. He is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin).

Joey has previously worked in the management consulting industry as an analyst in Shanghai, China, where he contributed to projects for healthcare policy, electric vehicle infrastructure, natural resource management, and telemedicine development. Prior to joining CSSS, he volunteered as Research Associate for the Africa Energy & Electricity Workgroup, addressing the deficit of critical energy infrastructure across the continent, lender relations, foreign direct investment and demographic change.


BA Urban Studies and Chinese, Vassar College

MSc Global Affairs, King’s College London

Certificate in Advanced Chinese Language and Literature, Qingdao University


  • Trade, energy and mobility infrastructure development
  • Infrastructure security and resilience
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Strategic trade controls implementation and compliance