Andy Oppenheimer AIExpE MIABTI is an independent UK-based defence analyst specialising in counter-terrorism and CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear weapons and explosives).
He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Explosives Engineers and a Member of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI). His Wikipedia entry is at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Oppenheimer
He is Editor-in-Chief of Chemical, Biological & Nuclear Warfare (CBNW), a twice-yearly journal dealing with CBRNE threats, countermeasures, technologies, first response, training, and policies, and CBNW Xplosive, an annual journal dealing with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) threats and countermeasures. www.chembio.biz
He is also a regular contributor to the IB Consultancy CBRNe Portal, at http://www.cbrneportal.com/author/andy-oppenheimer/
and the journals Military Technology, Military Periscope, Asian Military Review, Armada International, and Safety & Security International.
He is the Author of IRA – The Bombs and the Bullets: A History of Deadly Ingenuity published by Irish Academic Press (2008) went into its third reprint in 2015. Copies are available from the publisher and on amazon.co.uk and amazon.com. A quick sample of reviews can be read on Amazon.com https://www.amazon.com/IRA-Bullets-History-Deadly-Ingenuity/dp/0716528959
He was appointed as a Faculty Contributor to the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV), St Andrews University, UK in 2012 as the author of the CBRN Weapons in Terrorism Module and the IEDs: Threats & Countermeasures Module for the University’s world-renowned Certificate in Terrorism Studies.