Rory Hopcraft

Rory Hopcraft


Personal profile

Personal profile

Rory completed his undergraduate degree in the Geography and Global Politics at Canterbury Christchurch University, then completed his Masters in Geopolitics and Security at Royal Holloway before joining the CDT in the autumn of 2016.

Prior to this he worked as an Activity and Events Organiser at the Royal Hospital for Neuro Disability in Putney.

Research interests

Rory's main research interests fall within the Maritime Industry.  Looking at the impacts of cyber threats to the operation and safety of vessels and ports worldwide.

Educational background

MSc Geopolitics and Security

Rotal Holloway Universtiy of London

September 2014 - August 2016

Dissertation: 'Why the International Community Should Follow the International Maritime Organisation’s Example When Implementing Maritime Cyber Security.'


BSc (Hons) Geography and Global Politics

Canterbury Christ Church University

September 2009 - August 2012