Acting Capability and Delivery Director, Dstl

Kevin Wagstaff

Kevin  Wagstaff



Kevin obtained a first class honours degree in Mathematics and Management Sciences from the University of Hull. Kevin is a Chartered Mathematician, a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications and a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.

Kevin has worked as a scientist in MOD for over 35 years. During his career, he has worked on a number of international projects and spent 3 years working in the USA. In addition to working in S&T labs, Kevin attended the Joint Service Defence College and had a tour in the MOD head office providing direct scientific advice to MOD Chief Scientific Adviser as a scrutineer for Land Programmes. Most recently Kevin led the Counter-Terrorism and Security Division in Dstl.

Acting Capability and Delivery Director, Dstl

The Capability and Delivery Director:

  • delivers science and technology outputs to customers, ensuring that individual products and programmes deliver benefits and quality outputs to cost and time
  • exploits S&T investment
  • develops critical defence and security capabilities, drawing on internal capability and facilities, partners in other Government laboratories in the UK and overseas, and in industry and academia