Hans Pung is the President of RAND Europe and is responsible for leading more than 80 European staff in delivering high-quality research and analysis. He joined RAND Europe in 2002 and was named its president in 2012. Pung's wider research interests include defence planning and analysis, cost estimation, and industrial base assessment. Before joining RAND Europe, he served as an engineer officer in the U.S. Army and was assigned to South Korea, Germany, and multiple postings in the United States. Pung holds an M.Sc. in mathematical modelling and numerical analysis and an M.St. in modern history from Oxford University as well as an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
- Cost modelling and skills analysis
- European defence industrial base analysis
- Future UK military capability requirements