Dr. Jamie Patrick Shea is the Director of Policy Planning at NATO, he is also a Lecturer at the Collège d’Europe, Bruges since 2006. His position within the Private Office of the Secretary General of NATO gives him the responsibility of advising and assisting the Secretary General, senior NATO management, and the North Atlantic Council in addressing strategic issues facing the Alliance. M. Shea held different positions within the North Atlantic Alliance including Director of Information and Press and, during the Kosovo conflict, Spokesman of NATO and Deputy Director of Information and Press.
He is a regular lecturer and conference speaker on NATO and European security affairs and on public diplomacy and political communication and lobbying. He has also given lectures at the Brussels School of International Studies, at the University of Kent, at the American University in Washington DC, at the Michigan State University and at the University of Antwerp. Shea held the Chair of Transatlantic Programme of the Royal Holloway College at the University of London.