Alan is Operations and Technical Manager at Ridgeway, specialising in open-source research and analysis development and training.

Alan served in UK Military Intelligence for over 20 years in support of strategic and operational commands. On leaving the armed forces, he worked on major training projects within the defence and the police Counter-Terrorist communities.

Outside Ridgeway, Alan works with several NGOs and charities, providing advice and guidance to senior managers, and mentoring and training to practitioners.

Areas of expertise and research:

  • Open-source techniques and capabilities
  • Open-source research, analysis and training
  • Case management
  • Counter-terrorism


  • English