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Our People

Meet the ISRS Team

ISRS comprises internationally renowned thinkers, practitioners and policy makers with experience across many fields of industry, government and academia.


We focus on intellectually rigorous analysis and high-integrity independent assessment, through our team of Fellows, Senior Fellows, Research Fellows and Senior Advisors - a network of highly experienced subject matter and process experts. ISRS also has access to the broad academic base of UCL, with over 850 professors.

Senior Management

Rt Hon. Lord Reid of Cardowan

Executive Chairman

Former Home Secretary, Secretary of State for Defence, Health, Northern Ireland, and Scotland, and Leader of the House of Commons.

Prof JP MacIntosh


Former Chief of Research and Assessment at the Defence Academy of the UK.

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David Levinger

Head of Operations, Senior Fellow

Aura Capital Partners

20+ years strategy consulting, financial services and technology experience

Senior Advisors

Prof Philip Bobbitt 

Senior Advisor

University of Texas / Columbia University

Adm the Lord Boyce KG GCB OBE DL

Senior Advisor

House of Lords

Former UK Chief of the Defence Staff

Hon Michael Chertoff

Senior Advisor

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, The Chertoff Group

Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security

Sir Ronnie Flanagan GBE QPM ICC

Senior Advisor

Anti-Corruption & Security Unit Abu Dhabi Police Force

Former Head of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Police

Prof Michael Arthur 

Senior Advisor

Provost, University College London

The Most Hon The Marquess of Salisbury KCVO PC D

Senior Advisor

House of Lords

Prof Pat Troop CBE

Senior Advisor

Former CEO, Health Protection Agency

Michael (“Mo”) Stevens

Senior Advisor

CEO Shearwater Group

Former CEO, Cassidian UK



Graham Bell


Specialist in organisational resilience and strategic risk management

Author, consultant and trainer

Douglas Caster CBE

Senior Fellow

Ultra Electronics

Chris Cook

Senior Research Fellow

UK DTI, International Petroleum Exchange, NewClear

Nordic Enterprise Trust


David Docherty OBE

Distinguished Research Fellow

Writer, journalist, academic, television executive and producer and former CEO of the National Centre for Universities and Business

Peter Domican

Senior Fellow

Three decades of strategy, operations and change management experience

Co-author of ISRS white papers on ‘Trustable Software’ and ‘Digital Resilience’. 

Mike Granatt CB 

Senior Research Fellow

Director-General of the Government Information and Communication Service

20+ years in senior roles in UK ministries for energy, environment and security

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Professor Elisabeth Holland 

Distinguished Research Fellow

Professor Ocean & Climate ChangeDirector Pacific Center for Environment and Sustainable Development; Co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize as a key member of the IPCC

Chris Hurran OBE

Senior Fellow

45 years of public service in the Royal Engineers, the Diplomatic Service, NISCC (the National Infrastructure Security Coordination Centre) and CPNI 

Reema Jadeja

Research Fellow

Institute for Strategic Studies, CSR



Gerald Janes

Senior Fellow

Industry CTO and chief technology architect across government and financial services

Prof Steve Keen

Distinguished Research Fellow

Honorary Professor UCL

Former Head of Economics, Kingston University

David Marsay

Senior Research Fellow

Chartered Mathematician and Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics 

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Marcus Saul

Research Fellow

Partner at IslandPower with over 15 years experience of microgrid & renewables, formerly with Aggreko Plc

Len Tyler OBE

Senior Fellow

Senior management positions in the technology and defence sectors

Marconi, Nortel, Cogent and EADS


Senior Fellow

Royal Air Force, US ONR

35+ years experience in communications, computer and information systems

Asutosh Yagnik

Senior Fellow

Aura Capital Partners

20+ years strategic consulting experience

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