| Roger Golland |
|Member of||Institute for Statecraft, Institute for Statecraft/Tor team|
UK Diplomat and IfS member
Roger J. A. Golland OBE is a UK diplomat who is also a fellow of the Institute for Statecraft, where his job is "Govt-NGO relation building", described as "Russian methodologies; security risk assessment; evaluation of hostile environments".
"Golland served for 32 years in HM Diplomatic Service, including tours in Ankara, Budapest, Buenos Aires and Brussels and stints as a Director in London. In recent years he has delivered capacity-building programmes to government partners overseas. He was Chair of the campaigning charity Transform Drugs Policy Foundation from 2012 – 2017 and is a trustee of Release. Roger is a Senior Fellow of the Institute for Statecraft and an active participant in other think-tanks. He is married to Jane, a schoolteacher, and lives in west Kent."
He is the director of Viasol Limited The company, where "Integrity and loyalty is vital" describes itself as "the leader in delivering strategic intelligence advice to the public sector". The Viasol website hasn't been updated since 2017.
The Integrity Initiative/Leak/3 summarises Golland as follows:
“Formerly Director Western Europe for a government agency close to the FCO; previously Director Training for the same institution; continues to undertake work in this area. Expert in Russian methodologies; Special ability to assist in bringing together NGOs and relevant national governmental bodies (ministries, special services); security risk assessment; evaluation of hostile environments and governmental communities in countries where we will be operating. German linguist”
Unknown (2018) The Institute for Statecraft Expert Team v 3.pdf 
- https://www.pdf-archive.com/2018/12/13/the-institute-for-statecraft-expert-team-v-3/ Integrity Initiative Leak 3