David Dews is a Senior Programs Officer for the Global Center. He primarily works on the implementation of programs focused on the detention and reintegration of violent extremist offenders and countering violent extremism. Previously, David was contracted to work in an intelligence capacity to help safeguard charities against terrorism and extremism. He also has a background in conflict prevention, including developing training on peacebuilding processes at the Swedish Armed Forces International Centre. He holds a bachelors degree in Social Policy and Politics from the University of Edinburgh and a masters in Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University, Sweden.