Darren Olivier

Director at African

Darren Olivier is a director at African Defence Review. He has nearly two decades’ experience in conflict analysis and is a frequent contributor to DefenceWeb, FlightCom, and other publications. 

Along with other senior staff from African Defence Review, he provides a free-of-charge fact check service for journalists seeking clarity on defence and conflict issues and events.

His focus is on civil-military relations, peacekeeping, the structure and organisation of both armed forces and insurgent groups, and the effectiveness of military operations.