Jānis Sārts is a Strategic Communications expert. He has been on the first line of Latvia’s defence for more than twenty years. He is a former State Secretary of the Latvian Ministry of Defence, has also led the Defence Section of Latvia’s Delegation to NATO and EU. Jānis is a former Chair of the National Cyber Security Board, the body responsible for developing and improving cybersecurity of Latvia.
Currently, Jānis is head of the NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence, a Riga-based hub focused on research and testing ideas and approaches in information security and cognitive resilience.