About Strix

The Strix Consultancy aims to provide its clients with solutions to communications challenges in the fields of defence, aerospace and security.

Clifford Beal, Director of the Strix Consultancy, is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, and an award-winning former Editor of Jane's Defence Weekly, the authoritative international news magazine. He has worked for 30 years as a defence journalist and communications professional in both London and Washington and written extensively on technology, contemporary defence issues and military history. He holds an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Sussex and during his time as a Jane's editor was short-listed three times for journalism awards. In 2000 he was named Editor of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors. Strix also operates a strategic partnership with Scribe Strategies in Washington D.C. to provide services in North America and beyond.