Chandler is an Associate at Pallas Advisors. Previously, Chandler served five years in the U.S. Air Force in logistics, maintenance, and executive support roles. Over half his service was spent in the Middle and Far East regions of the world. Chandler has authored multiple articles on topics related to American foreign policy: military affairs, education, cybersecurity, geopolitical strategy, and Indo-Pacific security. He received a BS in English from the U.S. Air Force Academy and an MA in International Relations with a specialization in cyber diplomacy from Norwich University.