Dr. Daniel Fiott is currently a Guest Professor in European Defence at the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS) of the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG-VUB). Daniel was educated at the University of Cambridge and he holds a PhD from the VUB. He earned his PhD on European defence-industrial cooperation at the Brussels School of Governance in 2017, and conducted research from 2012-2016. Focusing on European defence policy and defence industrial issues, Daniel is also Security and Defence Editor at the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) – the Institute is an official agency of the EU. Since 2017, Daniel has also served as a Visiting Lecturer at the Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS), University of Kent.
From 2014-2016 Daniel was a fellow of the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) following their decision to award Fiott with a scholarship for his doctoral research. Before this time Daniel held positions with think tanks and the private sector. Fiott is regularly invited to lecture at defence colleges and universities across Europe, and he is widely published in leading journals on European defence matters.