Daniel Fiott is a Brussels-based Non-Resident Fellow at the Elcano Royal Institute. At the Institute he focuses on defence and defence industrial issues. He is also Assistant Professor at the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where he is Head of the “Defence and Statecraft Programme”.
He holds a PhD in Political Science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Cambridge. He has been a Senior Analyst for defence at the EU Institute for Security Studies and before this held research and academic positions with the University of Kent, the College of Europe and the Research Foundation – Flanders.