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Ian Brzezinski

Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, USA

Ian Brzezinski is a resident senior fellow with the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security and a member of the Atlantic Council’s Strategic Advisors Group. Brzezinski served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO policy (2001-05). His office formulated, coordinated, and executed bilateral and regional engagement strategies and defence guidance with the Joint Staff, Unifi ed Combatant Commands, and Department of Defense elements. His lead responsibilities included NATO expansion; Alliance force planning and transformation; and NATO operations in the Balkans, the Mediterranean, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Brzezinski has been awarded the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service; the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gedimas; the Latvian Ministry of Defense Award; the Romanian Medal for National Service, Order of Commander; and the Order of Merit, Republic of Poland, Officer Class.
Updated: March 25, 2019