Non-Resident Fellow - Counter Terrorism & National Security
Andrew Staniforth is an international security expert with extensive operational expertise in counter-terrorism. During his unique UK police career he served as a Special Branch intelligence officer and counter-terrorism police detective, working in 22 countries and supporting missions of the United Nations Terrorism Prevention Branch. As a qualified teacher he has designed international multi-agency security exercise programmes and has delivered counter-terrorism training to Senior Police Commanders from across the world. As a Senior Research Fellow and Visiting Lecturer he has held academic positions at leading UK research institutes and is the author, co-author, editor and co-editor of 12 books, including a series of police practitioners handbooks published by Oxford University Press including counter-terrorism, cyber-crime investigation, and ports and border security. Andrew sits by invitation on numerous international research Advisory Boards and is an Expert Evaluator for the European Commission security research and innovation programmes.