Stephan DE SPIEGELEIRE
Senior Defence Scientist, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies, Hague, the Netherlands Stephan is Senior Defence Scientist at the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies. He teaches at Webster University in Leiden and at a number of military academies throughout Europe. Stephan studied Slavic Philology (K.U. Leuven) and International Affairs (MA, HEI, Geneva and SIPA at Columbia University). Since 1989 till 1999 he has been worked at the RAND Corporation as a Soviet specialist as well as a defence and security analyst. Mr. De Spiegeleire is a “father” of the new Dutch National Security Strategy (2007), the world’s first modern (post-Mintzberg), genuinely capabilities-based, government-wide, all-hazards national security planning construct that starts from (meta-) foresight and goes via a systematic national risk assessment to capabilities-based planning. Also, he was the Lead Subject Matter Expert for NATO Allied Command Transformation’s Multiple Futures project (2009).