David Omand

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Sir David Omand GCB, "Visiting Professor at the War Studies Department, King's College, London and a regular speaker and writer on the ethical dimension of leadership, on counter-terrorism and on the use of scientific method in intelligence assessment." [1]

  • Companion of the Chartered Management Institute and a Trustee of the Windsor Leadership Trust
  • First UK Security and Intelligence Coordinator as Permanent Secretary in the Cabinet Office (2002-2005) and Government's chief crisis manager for civil contingencies
  • Permanent Secretary of the Home Office (1997-2000) and of Government Communications Headquarters (1996-1997) and Deputy Under-Secretary for Policy at the Ministry of Defence
  • Principal Private Secretary to the Defence Secretary during the Falklands conflict
  • Spent three years in Brussels as Defence Counsellor, on loan to the Diplomatic Service


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  1. David Omand, Natural History Museum, accessed April 22, 2009.
  2. Babcock International Group Board, organizational web page, accessed July 8, 2012.
  3. UK senior management, Finmeccanica, accessed May 2, 2011.
  4. Patrons and Advisors, Oxford Research Group, accessed April 6, 2010.
  5. Demos People, organizational web page, accessed October 10, 2012.
  6. Royal United Services Institute Council, organizational web page, accessed November 17, 2015.
  7. Intelligence and National Security Board, organizational web page, accessed November 30, 2015.