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Humans of Security
Episode 3 – Lt Col Leon Marshall: Dissertation, deployments, and doing human security

In this episode, we speak with Major Leon Marshall, a UK Royal Marine Commando who is focussing on what human security means for UK forces, specifically the Commandos. Leon discusses how he first become introduced to the concept of human security and then went on to study the concept in-depth for his dissertation. He talks about the changing nature of military activities in light of the evolution of the contemporary operating environment, and also touches on some of his experiences in the field.  

Major Leon Marshall is a Commando in the Royal Marines, which are the UK Royal Navy’s elite amphibious fighting force. 

Note: This episode was recorded over Skype with a slightly unfavourable internet connection, so please excuse the inconsistent audio quality.