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Improving global security through trusted intelligence

Our Purpose

At Janes we support our customers’ missions as they work to enhance global stability, deter aggression, and promote co-operation. In a world flooded with increasingly unreliable information, our experts and technology-accelerated tradecraft deliver trusted open-source defence intelligence at the highest levels of assurance. Janes supplies mission users within the world’s militaries, governments, and defence organisations with OSINT that is actionable, global, and shareable with allies and partners.

The trusted global agency for open-source defence intelligence 

  • The world’s most complete foundational military data asset. 
  • 500,000+ analyst hours per year to keep data current.   
  • Easy integration into high- and low-side environments and systems.  

Terry Busch

Janes is the industry standard for OSINT. It’s where the intelligence community goes for comprehensive OSINT understanding of all our foundational intelligence.

Our National Security Advisory Board

At Janes we are committed to ensuring the solutions we provide directly align with the needs of our customers. We are honoured to work with influential members of our customer communities who support and guide us as we develop solutions that provide mission users with the world-leading assured OSINT they need when they need it. 

Janes National Security Advisory Board

Company Updates

Janes welcomes Christopher Light as Chief Financial Officer

Feb 29, 2024, 07:20
Title : Janes welcomes Christopher Light as Chief Financial Officer
Date : Aug 24, 2020, 07:19

The trusted global agency for open-source defence intelligence today welcomes Christopher Light to lead financial operations globally

LONDON – Janes announced today the appointment of Christopher Light as Chief Financial Officer. Christopher will lead financial and legal operations for the company as they continue their evolution into a standalone enterprise.

 “I’m excited to be joining Janes: the trusted global agency for open-source defence intelligence, an impressive brand and a talented team,” said Light. “I’m very much looking forward to the opportunity to help shape and expand the business, and to work closely with the team to build on the company’s extensive legacy.” 

Christopher has more than 20 years’ experience in financial operations, including nine years at Informa – where he first served as Group Financial Controller of UBM plc prior to acquisition, before becoming Chief Financial Officer of the Informa Intelligence division. He previously spent nine years at EY in the Assurance practice.

“I’m delighted that Christopher has joined Janes at this crucial point in our history,” said Blake Bartlett, CEO at Janes. “He brings a wealth of experience in leading finance teams in information-driven businesses, and I am looking forward to working with him on maintaining our market-leading position while investing in our business to support our ongoing development.”

Janes welcomes Christopher Light as Chief Financial Officer
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  • The world's most complete foundational military data asset.
  • 500,000+ analyst hours per year to keep data current.
  • Easy integration into high and low-side environments and systems.