Amanda Lapo

Amanda Lapo

Research Analyst for Defence and Military Analysis

Expertise:

  • Defence
  • Open source analysis

Languages: English, Italian, Spanish, Russian (elementary level)

Summary: Amanda Lapo is a Research Analyst with the Defence and Military Analysis Programme at the IISS. She contributes to the research, collection and validation of defence and military data for the annual publication of The Military Balance and for other IISS publications and databases.

Experience:

  • 2015–2016: Defence Analyst, Central Analysis Team, IHS Jane’s

About the Defence and Military Analysis Programme:

The IISS Defence and Military Analysis Programme (DMAP) analyses global defence and security affairs. Focus areas include national military and security policies and capabilities; reform and modernisation of armed forces; the impact of new technologies; defence spending and procurement; the effects of austerity and rising spending on defence policy and acquisition; trends in equipment design and utility; and the defence-industrial base.

Joined IISS: October 2016

Department: Research Analyst for Defence and Military Analysis Programme

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