Practice lead International Security & Geopolitics in Geneva, Switzerland
1991: UK Royal Marine Commando Officer
1997: BA Japanese Studies, Sheffield University.
2002: Humanitarian aid, Afghanistan.
2002: MA Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Fulbright Scholar.
2004: UN Peacekeeping, Sudan.
2006: PhD, the effects of globalization on security, case study - post Cold War Japan defence & security policy.
2009: UN Integrated Planning officer.
2011-15: Consulting - EU External Action Service (planning) , NATO (SHAPE) comprehensive approach to intelligence, ASEAN (Peacekeeping), UK MoD (Future force development), Thinktanks (Europe-Asia security interaction).
2014-2015 Head of analysis, EU Monitoring Mission, Georgia; Senior Planning Officer, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission, Ukraine.
2015- Present: Programme Lead International Security and Geopolitics, World Economic Forum
Honorary Research Fellow at the White Rose East Asia
Centre, University of Sheffield, UK.