Ben West is a Senior Analyst with Touchstone. West has 14 years of experience as a global security analyst working to ensure business continuity for major Fortune 500 companies in the tech, energy, and retail sectors. Mr. West’s prior projects have included advising a major tech company on integrating physical and cyber security responsibilities, monitoring organized criminal threats to energy supply chains in Mexico, and anticipating supply chain disruptions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. He also has expertise in industrial espionage, political unrest, terrorism, and executive travel security. West holds an M.A. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.