NATO OR&A Conference

October 23rd 2016 - 00:00

On October 18, 2016, Stephan gave the keynote address at the 10th Annual NATO OR&A Conference at NATO Allied Command Transformation, Norfolk, VA. The discussed topic was: Navigating the Transition Towards Post-Industrial Defense: Exploring the Strategic Role of NATO's OR&A Community.

Stephan De Spiegeleire is Principal Scientist at HCSS. He has Master’s degrees from the Graduate Institute in Geneva and Columbia University in New York, as well as a C.Phil. degree in Political Science from UCLA. He worked for the RAND Corporation for nearly ten years, interrupted by stints at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik and the WEU’s Institute for Security Studies. Mr. De Spiegeleire started out as a Soviet specialist, but has since branched out into several fields of international security and defense policy. His current work at HCSS focuses on strategic defense management, security resilience, network-centrism, capabilities-based planning, and the transformation of defense planning.