Callum Maxwell

Associate Director & Head of Cyber Strategy Services at PA Consulting

Associate Director & Head of Cyber Strategy Services, PA Consulting
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Callum’s professional and academic interests centre on national security, cyber security, and government.

He holds a BA (Hons) in War Studies from King’s College London and an MA in International Security from Sciences Po, Paris. Throughout both degrees, he specialised in the contemporary evolution of armed conflicts and the role of emerging technologies within them. He is now in the process of completing a professional MSc in Software and Systems Security at the University of Oxford.

Between 2011 and 2018, Callum worked as an academic researcher at a variety of organisations including Wilton Park, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Ukrainian Parliament, and the Changing Character of War Centre at the University of Oxford. In 2019, Callum joined the Cabinet Office, later serving as Head of Cyber Coordination within the Government Cyber Defence Directorate.