Hugo Kaaman is an independent open-source researcher, with a heavy focus on the use of Suicide Vehicle-Borne Improvised Explosive Devices (SVBIEDs) by armed non-state actors – specifically ISIS. For the past few years he has researched and written in-depth about the evolving nature of the group’s use of SVBIEDs, and how it’s transformed and adapted through a series of innovations.

Hugo was a speaker at the 2019 Security and Counter Terrorism Expo, and has researched and written for publications such as Jane’s Military & Security Assessments Intelligence Centre.

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Twitter Handle: @HKaaman