Ioannis Michaletos (Bio – Email )
Political & Security Analyst-Consultant
Ioannis Michaletos is an associate of the Institute for Defense & Security Analysis (I.S.D.A) in Athens, Greece, specialized for the Southeastern European analysis unit. He is a political and security consultant for the IHS Jane’s Information Group and a regular contributor for security-political issues for World Press, Serbianna, Balkanalysis, International Analyst Network and a host of other online journals.
He frequently interviews & comments on such issues for the world media and has appeared in CNN, Fox Business news, Al Jazeera, Sunday Telegraph, Die Welt, Der Spiegel, Washington Times, O Globo, Washington Post, Der Standard, Reuters, NPR, SETimes, New Europe and others. Furthermore he is a frequent writer, speaker and commentator for Greek and Balkan media for security related affairs and corresponds to specialized media services on issues of energy security in Southeastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean. Further, he participates as a contributing analyst for a simulation and research service on specific security and international politics related fields.
He holds a BA in political science from the Essex University and an MSc in human resources management from Bedfordshire University in UK.
Mr. Michaletos leads the Southeast European office of the World Security Network Foundation, contributes to the BRIGHT magazine in issues of Balkan organized crime, and is a member of the FLARE network (European network of civil society against trans-national organized crime) and an affiliate of the Euro Academy in Vienna-Austria. He is also the moderator of the Terrorism & Organized Crime Database of the joint venture between George C. Marshall Center and the University of Belgrade-Serbia, security studies faculty.
His main interests are in the research and analysis of asymmetrical security threats in Southeastern Europe (organized crime networks, terrorism and extremism).
His experience includes consultancy projects for security research organizations and private corporations, focused mainly in the Balkans, Greece, the regional energy security, the regional extremist & Islamist networks, issue tracking & due diligence on selected sectors, and the trans-national illicit markets.
Ioannis Michaletos E mail:
ianos24 (AT) gmail.com
ioannis (AT) worldsecuritynetwork.com
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