Philip Ingram MBE Bio
Philip Ingram MBE BSc MA is a widely published journalist specialising in the security and intelligence arenas who has built on a long and senior career in British Military Intelligence with years of experience in all aspects of intelligence and security as well as strategic planning; he maintains a close interest in global events. For his sins, he is recognised as a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons expert having studied these subjects as part of his first degree and masters degree. Philip now runs his own media company, Grey Hare Media, that specialises in delivering informed content. Between the Army and this, he has been a sales and marketing director for a large cast steel manufacturer and then managing director and editor of a B2B Security focused print and online publication.
Whilst serving with the British Army for over 26 years and leaving as a Colonel, he was fortunate to command some fascinating units including 1 Military Intelligence Battalion that had unique intelligence feeds for an Army unit and had a specialist counterintelligence capability capable of identifying and monitoring hostile intelligence agencies and other organisations.
Philip is frequently asked to comment for BBC TV News and Radio, CNN, ABC, CBC, Euronews, Turkish TRT World TV, Russian RT.com, and has given content in the past to BBC Mundo, Japanese NTV and many more. He has presented INTERPOL World TV in Singapore in 2015 and again in 2017 and taken part in BBC Inside Out documentaries on online terrorist grooming, the expose of criminal activities on Craigslist and the murder of Jill Dando for ITV. He has provided expert commentary for The Daily Telegraph, The Times, the Daily Mail, the Sunday People and Sunday Mirror and many more, not just in the UK but across the globe, he is often sought out for expert opinion. You will not be surprised at him popping up on latest news commentary, on the radio or reading his comments in the papers.
Philip writes for many security related publications and provides much of the original content for the International Security Expo’s online magazine, HQ: The home of global security. He is a conference chairman and keynote speaker on security, terrorism, cyber, intelligence and mental health resilience. He has chaired or delivered keynote addresses at conferences with the MET Police, Home Office, ASIS CSOs, NHS Security professionals and many more.
He has also chaired Chief Security Officer conferences for the international ASIS organisation, been keynote speaker at other events, written for Security News Desk, Security Middle East, Counter Terror Business and City Security publications and more.
If that were not enough he retains other business interests in the armoured vehicle arena, specialist molecular detection and he is the Chairman of a specialist Cyber Intelligence company that tracks and monitors terrorist activity online and provides content support for a number of companies.
Philip gives a little back as a mentor with an Institute of Directors (IoD) organised scheme helping business students at a local university in their 3rd year and as a media advisor on the not-for-profit Terrorist Information New York Group (TINYg) board. He is a member of the said IoD and the National Union of Journalists.