Colin Crowden
Intelligence Lead


Colin Crowden is a former British Intelligence Corps operator now in the private sector with a proven record of delivering mission critical decision and intelligence support within the defence arena and complex operational environments.  A seasoned operator and talented analyst, Colin is highly effective in rapid information assimilation and analysis, with articulate delivery, and a flair for innovative problem-solving from inception to enactment with nuanced management of associated change.

He maintains operational and tactical level experience in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the wider Middle East and North Africa regions, focusing on both P2P and unit-level mentoring of indigenous Military, Intelligence, and Specialist Police units, through interpersonal, trust-based relationships, focused upon the personal development of mentees, radical working practices innovation, and real-time operational mission success. 

In his role at Toddington International, Colin provides special-project consultation in his field of expertise to select clients.

Education, Certification, Courses

  • BSc Psychology & Social Anthropology
  • UK Defence Intelligence Analyst Course
  • Hostile Environment Awareness Training Instructor
  • SOCO/Surveillance Photographer
  • MAPRIC Defence Navigation Instructor
  • Team Medic Qualified

Subject Matter Expertise

  • Training, Mentoring, Advising Indigenous Forces
  • Intelligence/Threat Analysis
  • Open Source Intelligence
  • Network/Warrant Based/Non-Lethal Targeting
  • Counter Terrorism/Insurgency Operations
  • Counter Narcotics Operations
  • Counter Intelligence & Physical Security Management
  • Business/Travel Risk Assessment
  • Geospatial Intelligence Systems
  • Analytical IT Systems Applications (i.e., Palantir, IBM I2, ORA)
  • Course Training Design & Delivery
  • Public Speaking
  • Corporate Training

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