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Intelligence Officer - Royal Air Force

Wing Commander Keith Dear is a Royal Air Force (UK) Intelligence Officer currently serving as the Innovation lead in the UK’s Joint Warfare directorate. He is a Chief of the Air Staff’s Fellow, Research Fellow at Oxford’s Changing Character of War Programme and Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) where he is also co-executive producer and expert consultant to RUSI’s Artificial Intelligence & the Future Programme. He holds a DPhil in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford. In 2011 he was awarded King’s College London’s O’Dwyer-Russell prize for his MA studies in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism. He co-leads the Defence Entrepreneurs’ Forum (UK) and was founder and CEO of Airbridge Aviation, a not-for-profit start-up dedicated to delivering humanitarian aid by cargo drones.