Amb. Sorin Ducaru


European Union Satellite Centre

Kingdom of Spain

Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, PhD (Romania) is since June 2019 the Director of the European Union Satellite Centre (SATCEN). He has previously held the position of NATO Assistant Secretary General and head of NATO’s Emerging Security Challenges.

He also served as Romania’s ambassador to NATO, the USA and the United Nations, having a longstanding experience in global affairs. Ambassador Ducaru has been also engaged in academic and thinktank activity as associate or guest lecturer at the National University for Political Studies (Bucharest), NATO Defence College (Rome), as Special Advisor to the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace and Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute.

He has published numerous studies and articles on global affairs issues, in particular on the impact of new
technologies upon security. He holds degrees both in computer studies and political science.