Jose Sousa-Santos is the Managing Director of Strategika Group Asia Pacific. Jose has over twenty years’ experience addressing complex challenges in dynamic and high-risk environments. His expertise lies in transnational organised crime, terrorism, cultural and human terrain analysis, and security risk assessments for private and government sectors.
He is also a research scholar at the Joint Centre for Disaster Research at Massey University and Managing Director of Strategika Group Asia Pacific. He is a recognised expert in the nexus between transnational crime and terrorism; state and non-state disrupters and spoilers in the Indo Pacific region; and countering foreign interference.
With a background in defence and police intelligence, he has also served with the United Nations and humanitarian agencies. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute for Intelligence Professionals, the New Zealand Police Association, the SASR Alumni, the Australian Defence Force, and a member of the independent advisory Pacific Reset Group.