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Joshua Charles

Pearson Fellow Alum


Joshua Charles is the Founder and CEO of Frontier Dominion, a risk management advisory firm committed to providing unparalleled expertise at the intersection of geopolitics and business strategy. As the driving force behind Frontier Dominion, Joshua leverages his profound grasp of research methodologies to empower clients in maximizing risk management and business growth.

As the leader of Frontier Dominion, Joshua Charles brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role. He has a strong background in research and development, honed through roles at Constellation Energy Corporation, the Southern African Institute for Policy and Research, Climate Vault, and Cambridge Global Advisors. His adeptness in research, business development, and strategic acumen has been impactful in positively contributing to the success of diverse organizations. Joshua is also the Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer at Prime Media Entertainment, a music company headquartered in Ghana keen on producing material that meets the international standard of audio and visual production.

Joshua holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago, where he was honored as a Pearson Fellow. His formative years at Cornell University culminated in a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, crowned by a Distinction in Research.

Joshua is a budding expert on U.S.-Africa relations, media business, energy, and great power competition. He has spoken at the University of San Diego on global health policy and at the University of Chicago on climate change and human vulnerability.

Baidoa, Somalia

Makeshift, temporary shelter made of plastic and clothing at a refugee center in Baidoa, Somalia.