Peter Quentin is an Associate Fellow at RUSI. He was previously a Research Fellow heading up RUSI's Land Warfare studies, where his interests included security force assistance and overseas capacity building, reserve forces and reform of the European Union.
He joined RUSI after completing an MSc with distinction in Violence, Conflict and Development at The School of Oriental and African Studies, having earlier graduated from Cambridge University with a BA in Social and Political Sciences. He previously worked at the think tank Civitas, where he conducted research on a variety of social policy issues and managed a boxing academy for excluded youths.
He has over ten years' regular and reserve military experience, having commissioned into the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers in 2001 and served in Germany, Canada and operationally in Afghanistan, where he acted as a liaison officer to the United States Marine Corps on ANSF development.
His enthusiasm for travel has taken him throughout south and eastern Asia and most recently to Iraq.