John is co-founder of PS21, the Project for the Study of the Twenty First Century, and a director of Dianoia Consulting. Previously he worked for GCHQ from 1991 to 2010 in a variety of roles at home and overseas.
From 2010 to 2013 he was RUSI’S first Fellow for Cybersecurity and from 2013 to 2015 he was a Martin Associate at Oxford University’s Global Cyber Capability Centre.
John was educated at Bristol Grammar School, Oxford University and the University of the West of England. He was awarded an OBE in 2003.