Jaroslav Nad’ is Director General of the Defence Policy, International Relations and Legislation Department at the Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic, a position he has held since July 2010. Previously, since 2008 until his current posting, he was Director of the Cabinet of the State Secretary for Defence and his advisor on Defence Policy and International Relations. From 2006 until 2008 Mr. Nad’ served both as Head of Multilateral Relations Section and Deputy Director of International Relations Division. Besides his work experience in state institutions such as Ministry of Defence, he has four-year-long experience working with NGOs in Slovakia (2000-2004). Mr. Nad’ holds a doctoral degree in International Relations and Security from the University of Matej Bel, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia.