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Jamie MacColl

Senior Research Associate

Jamie is a Senior Research Associate at ECCRI. He is also a Research Fellow in cyber security at the Royal United Services Institute. His current research interests include ransomware, the UK’s approach to offensive cyber operations, and the role of private companies in global cyber governance. He has led a range of public and private projects for RUSI, with a particular focus on UK cyber policy.
Prior to joining RUSI, he worked in cyber threat intelligence where he provided strategic and operational intelligence analysis on the cyber threat landscape.

Jamie holds an MPhil in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, where his research focused on UK policy towards Russia since the end of the Cold War. He also holds a BA in War Studies from King’s College London, where he was awarded the Sir Michael Howard Excellence Award in 2016 and 2018.
When he is not carrying out research into cyber threats and cyber security, Jamie can be found on stage with his band Bombay Bicycle Club.