The ISA team is composed of best-in-class experts, each bringing a unique set of skills and a wealth of experience to the table.
CBRNE Specialists uses risk assessment and cutting-edge technologies, while the visionary Data Intelligence Maven steers the organization towards resilient disaster mitigation.
Counter-Terrorism Strategist spearheads efforts with a blend of intelligence, technology, and international collaboration. Organized Crime Analysts employ sophisticated methodologies to counter criminal activities. Finally, the Cultural Heritage Preservation unit safeguards historical assets through technological innovation, illustrating our commitment to excellence and global impact.
Alexandre Custaud serves as the Chief Executive Officer of ISA – Intelligence & Science Applications, overseeing the comprehensive management of the organization.
As a seasoned CBRNe (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive) expert, Mr. Custaud has extensive experience in fact-finding missions and training initiatives across Maghreb, Sahel, West Africa, GCC and Central Asia.
Commencing his career as the Coordinator of the European Task Force on Bioterrorism at EuropaBio - The European Association for Biotechnology Industry, Mr. Custaud actively participated in several Green Papers, including those addressing Detection Technologies and Bio-Preparedness. His insights were regularly sought to contribute to the EU CBRN Action Plan.
Mr. Custaud holds multiple master's degrees in Economics and Mathematics from Aix-Marseille University (AMU) and the Political Science Institute (IEP) in Aix-en-Provence, France. Additionally, he earned an MBA in Strategic Intelligence from the Ecole de Guerre Economique in Paris, established by the former head of the French Army Intelligence Training Centre.
His involvement encompasses various CBRN Capacity Building projects, including P.35, P.41, P.55, P.69, P.71, P.82, P.88, P.95, P.99 supported by the European Commission FPI (Foreign Policy Instruments) under the EU CBRN Centers of Excellence Initiative.
Actively engaged in numerous research and development projects, under several EU funding instruments such as FP7, H2020, JIP-CBRN, Horizon Europe, Mr. Custaud has been elected as the Vice-Chairman of IMG-S TA6 CBRNe. His contributions to Security Research in Europe date back to the PASR in 2005.
Before joining ISA, Mr. Custaud held positions in various consultancy firms located in Singapore, The Netherlands, Belgium, and France, focusing on CBRN, including medical and non-medical countermeasures. He led research projects and studies funded by EDA, NATO, DG HOME, DG MOVE, among others.
Together, the ISA team forms a powerhouse, dedicated to addressing complex challenges:
IoT (Internet of Things) Specialist
She integrates IoT devices, enhancing real-time data collection and analysis. With expertise in IoT architecture, sensor integration, and edge computing, she contributes to efficient data processing and communication.
Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Analyst
He excels in gathering and analyzing open-source information. He monitors online platforms for valuable data, applying skills in information retrieval, data analysis, and cybersecurity to navigate the digital information landscape.
Geospatial Intelligence Specialist
She analyzes geospatial data to unveil project insights using GIS tools. Specializing in spatial analysis and remote sensing, she manipulates geospatial data and creates valuable cartographic visualizations.
Corporate Collaboration Liaison
As the Corporate Collaboration Liaison, she facilitates collaboration and sustainability. Her commitment to responsible corporate citizenship ensures that ISA's endeavors go beyond profit margins, creating enduring frameworks that fortify global disaster preparedness and response capabilities.
Illegal Trafficking Specialist
He deploys intelligence-driven measures to disrupt and dismantle networks involved in illicit activities, spanning human trafficking, narcotics, and wildlife. His technologically advanced solutions focus on mitigating the socio-economic impact of these criminal enterprises.
Risk Assessment Consultant
She delivers comprehensive services in risk assessment, encompassing threat identification, vulnerability quantification, and knowledge dissemination. Her technologically advanced and well-informed approach enables decision-makers to address emerging challenges effectively.