Christopher Green

Christopher Green

Senior Consultant, Korean Peninsula

Crisis Group Role

Christopher Green leads Crisis Group's work on Korea, delivering timely analysis of inter-Korean, alliance and regional concerns. He worked for Crisis Group in an identical role from 2017-2019, then returned in 2021.

Professional Background

Christopher Green lectures on Korea at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Before joining Crisis Group, he spent more than a decade on the Korean Peninsula, first and foremost as manager of the international department of Daily NK, a media company that reports inside news from North Korea via a network of citizen journalists inside the country. He has published widely on North Korean politics, economy and culture over a period of more than 25 years, and is the translator of the memoir of Hwang Jang-yop, a senior North Korean official who defected to the South in 1997.

Areas of Expertise

  • Authoritarian rule and state collapse
  • Korean Peninsula politics and media
  • North Korean migration and resettlement
  • Post-communist economic reform and transition


  • English
  • Korean

In The News

14 စက်တင်ဘာလ 2023
We are in a situation where North Korea can rely on Russia and China more than has been the case in decades. BBC

Christopher Green

Senior Consultant, Korean Peninsula
13 ဇန္နဝါရီလ 2023
Politics is a full-contact sport in South Korea and there is no sign of any sort of balanced politics at the moment. DW

Christopher Green

Senior Consultant, Korean Peninsula

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