Doug is a researcher for CENTRIC’s “COURAGE” project to significantly improve the security of citizens and critical infrastructures and support crime investigators. He graduated from Lancaster University in 2014 with a 2:1 in History, Politics in Philosophy. He has an MA at Lancaster University in Conflict, Development and Security Studies, specialising in International Relations, specifically; Cybercrime, Middle Eastern Terrorism and Conflict Resolution modules. His dissertation was focused entirely on the importance of CC/CT to national security. He plans on furthering his knowledge and expertise in the future by undertaking a PHD in this field.