Welcome to Odlum Global Strategies

About Us


Our Experience

Odlum Global Strategies LLC was established in January 2018 by Geoffrey  Odlum,a recently retired U.S. Foreign Service Officer with 28 years experience in national security and international affairs. 

Mr. Odlum served as a diplomat in London, Algiers, Istanbul, Vienna, Baghdad, Kabul, and Washington. Mr. Odlum has directed offices of 30+ staff, managed teams in dangerous environments, and mentored future leaders. Mr. Odlum has experience leading negotiations on sensitive counter-nuclear terrorism cooperation agreements on behalf of the U.S. Government, overseeing multi-milllon dollar foreign assistance programs, and advising senior USG leaders on nuclear nonproliferation;  counter-terrorism; Iraq, Iran, and Afghanistan; European security; and energy geopolitics. 

Our Approach

Odlum Global Strategies LLC welcomes clients from government, industry, and the non-profit and NGO sectors.  We offer creative problem-solving strategies; global network-building assistance; and carefully-researched geopolitical analysis and political risk investment advice.  

We apply extensive diplomatic, policy, and national security expertise to help governments, foundations, companies and non-profits build global partnerships and solve hard global challenges.  With both U.S. and European nationals on staff we offer worldwide availability and access.

Why Us?

With our extensive network of contacts and collaboration with leading U.S. and foreign government decision-makers, we can help get the decisions and results you need quickly.


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