Colin is a Security and Cyber Intelligence specialist who has had a distinguished military career before moving into the intelligence community and thereafter, the private sector. He completed over 8 years’ service in the British Army Intelligence Corps. The majority of his career has been spent either preparing for, deploying to or supporting others on operations in Afghanistan and thereafter working within prestigious roles and locations within the Intelligence Community in the UK.
Colin has deployed to conflict zones several times, the third of which, saw Colin deploy as the only intelligence and security mentor within the task force. This role saw him establish an intelligence and security cell within the host nation’s Special Police Forces Unit, enabling the task force to take the lead on operations. Colin's efforts on his second deployment to Afghanistan saw him awarded a Queens Commendation in 2013.
Colin has had a varied and full career covering a breadth of intelligence and security disciplines. Since leaving the employ of HM Government, he has qualified as a Security and Risk Management Consultant.
He is an expert in intelligence collation, country and political risks briefing and ongoing intelligence in support of client projects outside the UK.
Colin has completed the Royal Geographical Society Off Site Safety Management qualification.