Ion A. Iftimie

United States of America

Ion A. Iftimie is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business from the George Washington University in Washington D.C., a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Strategic Security from the National Defense University in Washington D.C., and a M.A. in International Security from Bundeswehr University in Munich. He is also a recent graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Program in Cybersecurity Policies and of the Swedish Defense University. Most recently, he served as a Fellow at the NATO Energy Security Center of Excellence in Vilnius, Lithuania, and has taught numerous courses in the field of critical energy infrastructure security at various defense colleges around the world.


1) Executive Leadership Seminar, Movers & Shakespeare's in Washington, D.C.
2) Executive Program on Cybersecurity, Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government in Boston, MA
3) Leadership Program on Applied Security Studies (PASS), George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
4) Senior Course on Security Policy in Europe (SPIE), Swedish Defence University Department of Security, Strategy and Leadership in Stockholm, Sweden
5) Fellowship, NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence in Vilnius, Lithuania
6) Energy Security Strategic Awareness Course, NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany
7) Special Technical Operations Planners Course, United States Department of Defense
8) M.A., International Security, Bundeswehr University Center for Intelligence and Security Studies in Munich, Germany
9) M.A., Strategic Security, National Defense University (NDU) College of International Security Affairs (CISA) in Washington, D.C.
10) BBA, International Business, The George Washington University School of Business in Washington, D.C.