Dr. Thomas H. KillionChief Scientist
Initially selected for the Senior Executive Service in 2002, Dr. Killion became the NATO Chief Scientist on 1 October 2016. In this role, he has three major responsibilities. First, he serves as Chair of the NATO S&T Board (STB). In this role, he serves as the STB's representative to the Secretary General and the NATO Armaments Council and is responsible to the STB for the effective coordination of NATO's S&T program. Second, he serves as the senior scientific advisor to NATO leadership, ensuring that appropriate and timely S&T based advice is provided to NATO senior decision makers. Finally, he leads the Office of the Chief Scientist at NATO Headquarters.