Robert Wesley is the President of the Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI) – one of the largest consortia in the field of Terrorism Studies. Robert is also the Founder and CEO of Kivu Technologies GmbH, which is developing innovative Big Data analysis solutions for the counter-terrorism community. He has worked in various other capacities on terrorism prevention and response, including for the United Nations and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). He is one of the foremost experts on illicit nuclear material trafficking, having served as a lead analyst on the issue at the IAEA Division of Nuclear Security. Robert is an expert on Egyptian Islamist organizations with a historical focus on al-Jama’a al- Islamiyya and a current interest in Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (Wilayat Sinai) in Egypt. Robert has vast experience advising and training security agencies all over the world, and he has conducted fieldwork in over two-dozen countries.