Mr. Giuseppe Belardetti
Mr. Giuseppe Belardetti is Secretary General since February 2013. He has been with the ATA since January 2011 as Programs Director. Prior, he was Program officer at the Italian Atlantic Committee. Mr. Belardetti holds a Master Degree in International Studies from LUISS University and is a PhD candidate on Global Studies. He was President of the Youth Atlantic Treaty Association from October 2007 to December 2010. He speaks Italian, English, Spanish and French.
Mr. Jean Paul Preumont
Jean-Paul R. Preumont was elected Treasurer of the Atlantic Treaty Association in May 2011. Before taking on this function, he was Director of the Centre for studies (1976 - 1991) and Vice-President (1991 – 2011) of the Euro-Atlantic Association of Belgium. Since 2003, he is also Chairman of the Jury of the Euro-Atlantic Award of the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Ms. Kristin Durant
Kristin Durant was elected President of the Youth Atlantic Treaty Association (YATA) in November 2011. Prior to this, she has been Political Vice President of Denmark’s largest student union, Djøf Students, as well as Vice President of YATA Denmark. Kristin works as P.A. for a Danish entrepreneur and political consultant, and is studying Public Administration and Global Studies at Roskilde University. Kristin has a background in International Business and Politics at Copenhagen Business School and Niels Brock Business College.
Ms. Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli is the Mediterranean Fellow at the Atlantic Treaty Association. Prior to her appointment, she worked as the public affairs and communications consultant both in the private sector and for the European Commission. Ms. Pellegrini-Bettoli holds a Master of Science degree in Economic History from the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree in Political Science. She has published articles on Corriere della Sera, EUObserver, Open Democracy, France24 Observers and has chaired debates, among others, at the House of Commons, UK and at the US Mission to the EU in Brussels.
Jason Wiseman is the Program Manager for the Atlantic Treaty Association and a National Security Analyst with the Atlantic Council of Canada. He holds an MA in Government with a Specialization in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security and a BAH in Political Science. In addition to research and analysis Jason works as a conference coordinator and development officer for the ATA. His areas of expertise include Counter-Terrorism, Middle Eastern Politics, State Failure and Transnational Organized Crime.