Contact Matthew Craig

Areas of expertise

  • Defence Info Systems
  • Defence Training Analysis
  • Operational Analysis and Simulation

Background

Matthew Craig was previously the head of the Joint Business Office, and Programme Manager within the Centre for International Security and Resilience at Cranfield University. He has been involved in the provision of teaching and applied consultancy projects over the last 20 years for a range of organisations and government departments. These consultancy projects have included a wide range of needs analysis and national capacity development work, detailed analysis and applied research work, as well as the provision of strategic planning advice and assistance. In total, Matthew has experience of conducting consultancy projects in over 30 countries worldwide.

His early career was in the field of defence and security where he was Technical Director of a consultancy company which specialised in the provision of detailed operational analysis, simulation modelling, information management systems, spatial information tools, and senior management training. At the postgraduate level, Matthew has an MSc in Defence Management, a Postgraduate Certificate in Resilience, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration.

He is one of the small team of experts that were awarded the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education for training and capacity development work in post-conflict environments worldwide.

Clients

  • UK Ministry of Defence (MOD)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
  • U.S. Department of State (U.S. DoS)
  • UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)
  • UK Department for International Development (DFID)
  • Multi-national Organisations 
  • Non Governmental Organisations

Publications

Articles In Journals

Conference Papers

  • Kruijff M, Eriksson D, Bouvet T, Griffiths A, Craig M, Sahli H, Valcarce F, Willekens P & Ginati A (2011) Space assets for demining assistance. In: 62nd International Astronautical Congress, Cape Town, 3 October 2011.

Books

  • O'Brien T, Craig M (eds), (2016) Security Sector Horizon-Scanning 2016 - Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Shrivenham: Cranfield University.
  • O'Brien T, Craig M (eds), (2016) Security Sector Horizon-Scanning 2016 – Middle East, Shrivenham: Cranfield University.
  • O'Brien T, Craig M (eds), (2016) Security Sector Horizon-Scanning 2016 - South Asia, Shrivenham: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2016) Security Sector Horizon-Scanning 2016 - West Africa, Shrivenham: Cranfield University.
  • O'Brien T, Craig M (eds), (2016) Security Sector Horizon-Scanning 2016 - Southeast Asia, Shrivenham: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2016) Security Sector Horizon-Scanning 2016 - North Africa, Shrivenham: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2016) Security Sector Horizon-Scanning 2016 – East Africa, Shrivenham: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2015) Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2015 - North Africa, UK: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2015) Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2015 - Horn of Africa, UK: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2015) Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2015 - South Asia, UK: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2015) Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2015 - Gulf, UK: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2015) Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2015 - Near East, UK: Cranfield University.
  • Craig M, Cleary L (eds), (2015) Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2015 - Eastern Europe and Central Asia, UK: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2015) Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2015 - West Africa, UK: Cranfield University.
  • Cleary L, Craig M (eds), (2014) Security Sector Horizon Scanning 2014, UK: Cranfield University.