Dr Sandy Gordon is a Visiting Fellow with CEPS, RegNet. He is an India, South Asia and Indian Ocean security specialist. He has previously worked in the Australian Government as an analyst with the Office of National Assessments, head of the China program in AusAID, executive director of the Asian Studies Council and head of intelligence, Australian Federal Police. As an academic he has published on security in the Asia-Pacific region (including terrorism, transnational crime and intelligence) and on South Asia. His books include India's Rise to Power (The MacMillan Press) and Security and Security Building in the Indian Ocean Region (SDSC, ANU).
Professor Gordon is writing a book on the links between non-conventional and conventional security in the context of India's rise to power.