Jon developed an Open Source intelligence course that is now taught across UK Defence. Whilst serving, he provided OSINT Support to UK Special Forces for the London Olympics and enhanced many counter intelligence operations. His passion for the subject, and interest in cutting edge research and analysis techniques ensures that 3SDL’s OSINT training is relevant and current.
Imagery & ISR
Jon provided training and managerial support to the British Army Reserves Imagery Exploitation Unit after a successful tour as an analyst and shift leader in a multinational unit for US Predator missions over the Balkans. During this time he was responsible for training all Reserve Intelligence Corps recruits in intelligence analysis. Jon also has operational experience in various HUMINT disciplines and multiple theatres as both an operator and analyst.
Jon led the British Army Information Security Unit providing information assurance advice and support to the MOD on worldwide operations and in the home base for both physical and technical matters. His team also conducted penetration testing, technical investigations, and digital forensics in support of counter intelligence operations. During this time, Jon was the technical investigation SME to Army HQ.