The ITS department team is a mix of experienced professionals, including a former ambassador to Iraq and a retired brigadier general, and younger people with interest in field work. All are fluent in English; most are also fluent Russian speakers. ITS department members have published numerous studies on security and defence issues in the English language. Many of these studies have been translated and published in other languages, including Russian, Ukrainian, French, and Bahasa. ITS department and individual team members have been involved in organisational design, process improvement, capacity building and related activities in Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Nepal, Uganda, and Ukraine, as well as in Bulgaria and other South Eastern European countries.