Chris Pope is Intelligence Manager for a leading company within the Critical National Infrastructure, where he is responsible for collecting, analysing and reporting on relevant security intelligence.
He is responsible for liaising with London’s police forces, the Security Service and other relevant government organisations.
Prior to this, he was employed by the Royal United Services Institute as Head of Intelligence for the Homeland Security & Resilience Department and editor of the RUSI/Jane's Monitor homeland security magazine.
He spent eight years as a journalist, specialising in aerospace, defence and security issues for the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and several publishing firms.
He holds a Masters degree in Intelligence and Security Studies, which he studied at the Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies. He is also co-author of a report, written alongside Professor Anthony Glees of Brunel University, looking at the issue of radicalisation amongst the British student population.