Dr Gareth Mott

Research FellowCyber


Gareth is a Research Fellow in the Cyber team at RUSI. His research interests include governance and cyberspace, the challenges (and promises) of peer-to-peer technologies, developments in the cyber risk landscape, and the evolution of cyber security strategies at micro and macro levels.

Prior to joining RUSI, he was a Lecturer in Security and Intelligence at the University of Kent. In this role, his research focused on the convergence of networked technologies and (inter)national governance. He convened a popular research-led module entitled ‘Governance and War in Cyberspace’, and supported the development of the university’s Institute of Cyber Security for Society as an Organisational Lead. Previously, he was a Lecturer in International Relations at Nottingham Trent University.

Gareth holds a PhD in International Relations (Security Studies), completing an original thesis on the spectre of cyberterrorism in 2018. He also holds an MA in International Security and a BA in International Relations and Modern History.


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