Ioannis Michaletos Bio

Ioannis Michaletos is an associate of the Institute for Defense & Security Analysis in Athens, Greece. He is a political and security consultant for the IHS Jane’s Information Group and a regular contributor for security issues for World Press, Serbianna, Balkanalysis and a host of other online journals. He frequently interviews & comments on such issues for the world media.He holds a BA in political science from the Essex University and an MSc in human resources management from the Bedfordshire University.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).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 corporations, focused mainly in the Balkans, Greece, the regional extremist networks and the trans-national illicit markets.