Nick Waters

Nick Waters has been an open source analyst for Bellingcat since May 2016, specialising in conflict and the use of commercial drones by sub-state actors. He spent three years as an infantry officer in the British Army, including a tour in Afghanistan, before completing an MA in Conflict, Security and Development at King’s College London. As part of his work for Bellingcat he has investigated the attack on the Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy in 2016, the targeting of Damascus’s water supply and the use of armed drones by the Islamic State. 

Nick Waters was selected for the 2018 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Finding Bana; Proving the Existence of a 7-Year-Old Girl in Eastern Aleppo