Professor Sir David Omand GCB

Visiting Professor, Department of War Studies, King's College

Sir David Omand GCB is a Visiting Professor in War Studies, King’s College London, and at Sciences-Po in Paris.  His career in government service included UK Security and Intelligence Coordinator, Permanent Secretary Home Office, Director GCHQ, and Deputy Under Secretary of State for Policy in the Ministry of Defence. He has an honorary Doctorate from the University of Birmingham, and a Masters from Cambridge University.  He is an honorary fellow of Corpus Christi College Cambridge.  He is a member of the Global Commission on Internet Governance chaired by Carl Bildt. His book Securing the State was published in 2010.