David Africa worked in South African counter-terrorism intelligence after 1994, where we was centrally involved in the development of South African counter-terrorism capability and approaches to countering extremism. He has taught counter-terrorism and security studies at the George C Marshall Center for Security Studies in Germany and lectured widely on intelligence and counter-terrorism in Africa, Europe and North America. He also headed the UN security analysis unit in Baghdad in 2006-2007. David read graduate-level International Relations in South Africa and the UK. He now directs the African Centre for Security Intelligence Praxis (ACSIP), a specialist intelligence and strategy consultancy committed to the development of capability in and insight on Africa.