Ignacio Ibáñez

Coordinator, Vulnerable Targets Programme, Special Projects and Innovation Branch, United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) (Spain)

Ignacio Ibáñez is the chief, a.i., of the new UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) Programme Office in Madrid. Before his current position as Coordinator of the Global Programme of the UN on Vulnerable Targets protection, he was Chief of the Front Office of the Under-Secretary-General of UNOCT. He previously worked in the UN Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force, the Inter-American Committee against Terrorism of the Organization of American States, and the Terrorism Prevention Branch of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). He holds a Law Degree and a Masters Degree in International Relations and Security. He is the author of a book on bioterrorism and has published a variety of articles and papers on security, counter-terrorism, and political philosophy.