Researcher in Security and Defence, the Policy Institute at King's, King's College London

Rob Downes specialises in UK defence, security, and nuclear issues at the Policy Institute at King's College London.

Trained as a mathematician, Rob holds a PhD in mathematics from University College London. He has held positions at the Department of War Studies, King's College London, the Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London, and has worked in government and the House of Lords.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Research Associate, The Policy Institute at King's College London
  • 2015–2018
    Research Associate, Department of War Studies, King's College London
  • 2014–2015
    Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London

Education

  • 2014 
    University College London, PhD Mathematics
  • 2010 
    University College London, MSci Mathematics with Theoretical Physics