Mark Payumo

Editor, Analyzing War

Mark Payumo is co-founder of Strategic & Warfare Studies Group, an emerging research entity on Asia-Pacific security. He also teaches at North Valley Military Institute in California.

Payumo is a graduate of the Philippine Military Academy and he previously served as a Philippine Army Special Forces Officer who specialized in unconventional warfare and counterterrorism.

He received his Master of advanced studies degree in international affairs from the University of California under the full sponsorship of the G.I. Bill as a U.S. military veteran.

Location: San Francisco Bay Area

Military Branch: U.S.Army