In this capacity, he is responsible for the development and implementation of NATO’s programs in support of partnership, dialogue and cooperation with all non-NATO nations. Prior to that, Dr. Bin was Head of the Mediterranean, Middle East and Global Partners Section in the same Division.
Prior to joining NATO, Dr. Bin was Deputy Director of the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies at the University of Malta, where he held the Chair of International History. He was also Visiting Professor at the Department of Political Studies at the University of Catania, Italy and lectured at a number of universities and other academic institutions. Prior to that, Dr. Bin worked for several years in the private sector including in the Middle East.
Dr. Bin holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Graduate Institute of International Studies at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. His undergraduate education was in history at the “La Sapienza” University in Rome, Italy. He has published books and articles on – inter alia – Mediterranean and Middle East security.