Nick RidleyCourse Leader at Liverpool John Moores University
Dr Nick Ridley was a Criminal Intelligence Analyst at the Metropolitan Police, New Scotland Yard Special Branch and the Anti-Terrorist Branch, and then at Europol. At Europol, he was attached to the Anti-Terrorist Unit where he was engaged in operational analysis on the financing of terrorism. He was seconded to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Nick holds two PhDs; one from Southampton and another from London Metropolitan University. He is the author of three books covering terrorist finance (2012), terrorism in East and West Africa (2014) and most recently, Michael Collins and the Financing of Violent Political Struggle (2018).