Alex Plitsas

Drew Juen

Nonresident senior fellow

Alex Plitsas is a nonresident senior fellow with the Forward Defense practice at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security. Additionally, he is currently a principal and industry director for aerospace and defense and high-tech electronics at Providence Consulting Group where he oversees and leads industry-focused teams who conduct business and digital-transformation projects for enterprise resource-planning software systems.

Plitsas has written on national-security topics for a number of national publications. He has traveled extensively to over thirty countries in the Middle East, Europe, and Asia. Plitsas is an elected justice of the peace and serves as fire commissioner. He completed his undergraduate studies in political science at American University and attended graduate school at Johns Hopkins University for global security studies. He holds a certificate in emergency management from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and a Six Sigma Black Belt from Central Connecticut State University.