Luke Patey is a senior researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies and Lead Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, University of Oxford. He is author of ‘How China Loses: The Pushback Against Chinese Global Ambitions’ (Oxford University Press, 2021) and ‘The New Kings of Crude: China, India, and the Global Struggle for Oil in Sudan and South Sudan’ (Hurst, 2014).

His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Finan­cial Times, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, The Guardian, The Hindu, and VICE News. He has been a vis­it­ing scholar at the United Nations University (Tokyo), Centre d’études et de recherches internationals (Paris), Peking Uni­ver­sity (Bei­jing), and the Social Sci­ence Research Coun­cil (New York). He holds a BSc (Hons.) in commerce from Queen’s University (Kingston) and a MSc and PhD from the Copenhagen Business School.