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Jerry Smith OBE is a world-leading expert in the CBRN field and leads our work in this area. Our team of experienced advisors have held senior counter-terrorism and counter-proliferation roles in government, United Nations, and the military, including military operations and training. Our combined expertise and experience in this complex area gives our clients confidence in the advice, support and analysis we provide.


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Jerry Smith OBE

Head of Advisory

Jerry is recognised globally as one of the leading experts in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive materials (CBRNE) and was awarded the OBE for services to WMD counter-proliferation. He has spent 30 years working in this field including leadership roles in live agent handling, counter-proliferation and as a chemicals weapons inspector.

Richard Harris-Deans

Director of Advisory

Richard analyses strategic security threats and risks, advising clients on their exposure to terrorism and political violence. He is experienced in national security issues, such as geopolitical developments, and strategic threats including nuclear proliferation.

Ben Hawkins

Director of Advisory

Formerly a Chief of Staff for the UK’s multi agency response to CBRN incidents, Ben has a profound understanding of these specific perils and their complexities. Drawing on his experience, Ben is expert at quantifying, qualifying and managing CBRN risks for our clients.

Alex Theodosiou

Senior Associate

A terrorism and insurgency specialist, Alex provides malicious risk intelligence across our team, supporting clients’ risk management programmes, critical decision making and duty of care responsibilities. He has both a BA and MA from the War Studies department at King’s College London and has an academic background in the study of CBRN.


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