Peter Cooper

Cyber Strategy Advisor, IATA

Pete Cooper is the cyber strategy adviser to IATA, the airline industry body whose members number 290 airlines in 120 countries, representing 82% of global traffic. He is also Director of Pavisade, a cyber security consultancy based in London, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative and the author of ‘Finding Lift, Minimizing Drag’ a global perspective on the cyber security challenges facing the aviation industry. Initially serving as a UK Royal Air Force fast jet pilot and instructor, he then moved into military cyber operations and completed his military service as the first strategic cyber operations adviser to the UK military. He has a Master’s in Cyberspace Operations and is the founder and Director of the UK’s only student cyber strategy competition.