Magnus Ranstorp has been researching counterterrorism and CVE issues for almost thirty years. He is Research Director at the Centre for Asymmetric Threat Studies at the Swedish Defense University & Quality Manager of the EU Radicalization Awareness Network – Centre of Excellence. Dr Ranstorp has worked extensively on the issue of Foreign Terrorist Fighters and his most recent publication on Swedish Foreign Fighters is based on a dataset of 267 FTFs out of 300 Swedish FTFs, data obtained from the Swedish Security Service. In 2017 he also co-authored EU RAN Manual on Responding to Returning FTFs and their Families. Dr Ranstorp also lead the Copenhagen Municipality Expert Group that developed the Anti-radicalization Action Plan in 2015. He also advises Stockholm City on CVE and the Swedish National CVE coordinator.