Adam D.M. Svendsen

Adam D.M. Svendsen, PhD (Warwick, UK) is an intelligence and defence strategist, educator and researcher, and a Consultant at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS), Denmark. His research work has been pursued internationally, including in the US, Canada and across Scandinavia.

He has been a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Peace and Security Studies (CPASS), Georgetown University, has held a post-doctoral fellowship based in the Centre for Military Studies (CMS), Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and he has worked at Chatham House on the International Security Programme and at IISS, London.

He has also worked as a Strategic Intelligence consultant, trained at European defence and emergency planning colleges, lectured at senior/advanced level at the Royal Danish Defence College (FAK), taught at the University of Nottingham, has participated in several conferences, workshops, and in a Track II UK-US Strategic Dialogue.

Together with work cited in testimony to the UK Parliament, he has multi-sector award-winning media and communication experience, including authoring several peer-reviewed publications, such as the three books: Intelligence Cooperation and the War on Terror: Anglo-American Security Relations after 9/11 (London: Routledge/Studies in Intelligence Series, 2010); Understanding the Globalization of Intelligence and The Professionalization of Intelligence Cooperation: Fashioning Method out of Mayhem, both (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).