Andrew Roberts is an award-winning military and political historian, who lives in London and New York. He published the official biography of Victorian Prime Minister Lord Salisbury in 1999, and Napoleon and Wellington in 2001, which compared the lives of the two great generals. Since then he has written several books on generalship, on the Battle of Waterloo, and particularly on military and political leadership in the Second World War (Hitler and Churchill; Masters and Commanders). In 2007 he lectured at the White House.
As well as appearing regularly on British and American television and radio, Roberts writes for The Sunday Telegraph and reviews history books and biography for that newspaper as well as The Spectator, Literary Review, Mail on Sunday and Daily Telegraph.
Roberts sits on the boards or councils of a number of think-tanks and pressure groups, including The Centre for Policy Studies, The European Foundation, The Centre for Social Cohesion and The United Kingdom National Defence Association.