Chris Pope, is 'Intelligence Manager for a leading company within the Critical National Infrastructure, where he is responsible for collecting, analysing and reporting on relevant security intelligence.' He is also an Associate Fellow and former Head of Intelligence at the Royal United Services Institute for the Homeland Security & Resilience Department and editor of the RUSI/Jane's Monitor homeland security magazine. RUSI is an officially supported think tank with premises beside the Ministry of Defence Headquarters on Whitehall.
Pope is a former student of Anthony Glees who holds a Masters degree in Intelligence and Security Studies, which he studied at the Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies. He was co-author of a report with Glees entitled When Students Turn to Terror which smeared several British universities by claiming that they had played a role in encouraging Islamist 'terrorism'. The report was published by the right wing Neocon connected Social Affairs Unit.