Daniel Fiott is a Visiting Lecturer at BSIS on the 'European Foreign and Security Policy' module. Daniel has also been a defence analyst at the EU Institute for Security Studies since 2016, where he analyses European defence policy and defence industrial issues. Prior to this, he worked for four years as a researcher at the Institute for European Studies at the Free University of Brussels (VUB) (2012-2016). At the VUB he analysed and lectured on various aspects of European security. From 2014-2016 he served as a fellow of the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO). He was awarded this prestigious scholarship for his research on European defence industrial cooperation. In 2016 he was awarded the IISS' 'Palliser Prize' for his work on EU-NATO cooperation. Daniel was educated at the University of Cambridge and the Free University of Brussels (VUB).