Personal Bio

Dr. Ignacio Montiel-Sánchez holds a doctorate in Telecommunications Engineering and is a Telecommunications Engineer from the Spanish Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. With over 20 years of professional experience in the Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA) in Madrid, Dr. Montiel-Sánchez started working in the fields of antennae and RCS measurements; was responsible for the creation of the Detectability Laboratory; as well as being Head of the Communications, Navigation and Radar Unit. In 2009, he was seconded to the European Commission as a Policy Officer in the Security R&D Unit of DG Enterprise. He currently works for the European Defence Agency since June 2011, holding now the position of Project Officer Information Technologies.