Dr Jamie Saunders is a strategic security consultant and visiting professor at UCL. The majority of his career has been spent in UK Government, including GCHQ, Cabinet Office, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the National Crime Agency. At Director International Cyber Policy at FCO, he was responsible for the establishment of the UK’s cyber security capacity building programme, which (amongst other things) led to the creation of the Oxford capacity centre.
At the NCA his roles included Director of the National Cyber Crime Unit, where he helped to build up new operational partnerships with international allies and with business. Since leaving government in he has provided specialist cyber and other security advice to government and to businesses in the financial, technology, and manufacturing sectors.