Peter Felstead

Editor, Jane’s Defence Weekly, Jane’s by IHS Markit




Mr. Peter Felstead has served as editor of Jane's Defence Weekly (JDW) since 2004. He oversees editorial content for JDW, including military equipment, armed forces, and military geopolitics. After initially working in various editorial roles, he moved to the monthly threat-analysis publication Jane's Intelligence Review as the deputy editor in 1998, subsequently editing that title for three years. In 1999 he moved to the Jane's London office as managing editor of the company's Security Strategic Business Unit before returning to the Coulsdon office and becoming the company's first web content managing editor while also working as a JDW special correspondent, reporting from places such as Kosovo and Iraq. He has worked with IHS Markit more than 29 years. Mr. Felstead graduated from the University of Manchester, UK, with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons. Upper Second) in American Studies.