former infantry officer, Charles Heyman served in the British Army
between 1963 and 1986, with tours of active service in Borneo, Cyprus,
Malaysia and Northern Ireland.
Between active service tours he served as
a Regimental Officer (commanding a Combat Team in Germany) and as a
General Staff Officer in the Headquarters of the 1st British Corps.
Before leaving the British Army in 1986 he spent two years as a lecturer
in Defence Studies at the Royal Air Force College (Cranwell).
SPECIALIST IN THREAT
AND GENERAL MILITARY ANALYSIS
Since leaving the British
Army, Charles Heyman has been specialising in threat and general military
analysis. Initially working as a consultant for various NATO Defence
Ministries, by the early 1990s he was leading research teams for Jane's
Information Group. From 1995 until 2003 he was the editor of 'Jane's
World Armies' and from 1994 to 2000 the editor of Jane's Police and
He has extensive experience in the Balkans, and
during the recent campaign in Iraq he was a regular contributor to the
BBC World Service, National Public Radio in the USA and the Australian
Broadcasting Corporation. In addition, prior to the war, he briefed a
number of government agencies in both Europe and the Far East on the
likely short and longer term war outcomes.
During the past five
years he has written articles for a variety of newspapers that include
The Times, The Scotsman, Sunday Express and the Sydney Morning Herald.
In mid-2003 he assumed the appointment as a Senior Defence Analyst for
Jane's Strategic Advisory Services. He remains the author of the annual
'Armed Forces of the United Kingdom' and 'The British Army Guide'
published by Pen & Sword.
During his military
service and subsequent civilian career Charles Heyman has cultivated a
wide range of contacts in all of the areas of defence activity. He is a
member of International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).
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