Ángel Gómez de Ágreda
Colonel, Defence Policy General Secretary
He is Colonel of the Air Force, Diploma of General Staff and Master in Terrorism and Counterterrorism by the University of La Rioja.
He has been a professor at the Department of Strategy and International Relations of the Higher School of the Armed Forces, at CESEDEN, and head of the Cooperation Section of the Joint Staff of the ESP Cyberdefence Joint Command.
He is currently the head of the Geopolitical Analysis Area of the Division of Security and Defense Studies and Coordination of the General Secretariat of Defense Policy (SEGENPOL), where he was already assigned between 2011 and 2014.
As a paratrooper instructor, he has made 624 skydiving jumps, almost all of them manually opening and as a member of the Acrobatic Parachute Patrol of the Air Force and the national parachuting team. He is also a flight professor and transport pilot with around 4000 flight hours. His last flight destination was as head of 353 Squadron of Ala 35 in Getafe, flying CASA C-295.
His main research topics have to do with China and the Far East, Energy and Environment, and Cybersecurity.
He has participated in four international missions, two related to operations in the Former Yugoslavia, and one in Afghanistan and one in Senegal as head of the Air Force detachment in Operation Barkhane.
He speaks English, French and Italian and is the author of more than a hundred articles and book entries.
He is married and the father of two children.