Dr Tadas Jakštas

Energy Security Expert, NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (NATO ENSEC COE)

Dr Tadas Jakštas is Energy Security Expert at NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (NATO ENSEC COE). He was appointed as a Civil Expert for NATO’s Civil Emergency Planning Committee to serve as an adviser on all aspects of regional energy resilience, including in response to hybrid threats. His main expertise is on kinetic and non-kinetic threats to energy supplies, the protection of critical energy infrastructure, and resilience. Before joining NATO ENSEC COE, Dr Jakštas worked at NATO Allied Command Transformation in Norfolk (USA), the Ministry of National Defence of Lithuania, and the Council of the European Union where he focused on cyber security and defence policy issues. He holds a PhD in Government from the University of Essex.