Working to make government more effective

Dr Joe Devanny


Dr Joe Devanny is a lecturer in the Department of War Studies and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Defence Studies at King’s College London (KCL). Joe was previously the Security Programme Director of a KCL spin-out company, Ridgeway Information, and prior to that was a research fellow at the International Centre for Security Analysis (ICSA) at the Policy Institute, KCL. His research focuses on national security co-ordination and strategy, and the role of strategic analysis in the national security system.

Between 2014 and 2016, Joe worked at the Institute for Government and KCL as a postdoctoral research associate on the AHRC-funded Contemporary History of Whitehall project.

All work

24 SEP 2015 Report

Women and Whitehall

This report looks at the experience of women officials in Whitehall since 1979.

05 JUN 2015 Comment

Women and Whitehall

How did Whitehall change after 1979 – and what does that mean for its future?

04 NOV 2014 Report

The National Security Council

This paper looks at the evolution of the National Security Council and how national security has been previously addressed by the centre.