Professor Amber Brittain-Hale, co-founder of BrainStates Inc., is a recognized figure in the business world, known for her keen understanding of geopolitics, leadership, and neuroleadership. Her work at this London-based firm centers on delivering actionable, research-rich insights. Notably, she brings a unique perspective to the complexities of Eastern Europe, with particular emphasis on Ukraine. In addition to her strategic role at BrainStates Inc., Amber serves at The Brittain Group, a respected San Diego-based management consultancy. Her key responsibilities include stakeholder management, business analysis, and communication, roles which she has capably handled and which have garnered recognition across a variety of sectors.
Beyond business, Amber has made a name for herself in academia. She boasts a distinguished educational record, holding a Ph.D. in Global Leadership and Change from Pepperdine University and Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in International Relations. Her scholarly work has significantly enriched public diplomacy and info politik discourse.
One of Amber’s significant academic contributions is the Brittain-Hale’s Policy Analysis Model© (2023), a groundbreaking tool that has made its mark on contemporary political science research. Her move towards the intersection of AI and research methodology has positioned her at the forefront of digital age academia.
A significant facet of her teaching methodology involves AI amplification, where she seamlessly blends traditional research methodologies with the cutting-edge capabilities of artificial intelligence. She champions the use of AI to enhance data collection, analysis, and policy evaluation. In doing so, Amber introduces her students to the future of research, preparing them to navigate and excel in an increasingly digital and data-driven world.
On a personal note, Amber balances her professional achievements with a rich personal life. She treasures time spent creating meaningful experiences with her family and holds a deep appreciation for culinary delights, notably Greek salads. Guided by a philosophy of authenticity and humility, these values remain at the core of all aspects of her life.