Radu Magdin is a global analyst, consultant, trainer and think tanker. He is the CEO of Smartlink Communications, a consultancy company with global outreach. Radu previously worked as an honorary advisor to the Romanian Prime Minister (2014-2015) and advised the Moldovan PM (2016-2017) on a range of strategic issues, from political strategy and communications to reforms implementation and external affairs. He is a NATO Emerging Leader with the Atlantic Council of the US (2014), a Forbes Romania Trendsetter (2014) and a Warsaw Security Leader (2015). Radu has a Phd on Resilience to Russian Information Operations and is a widely quoted analyst by global media. He is co-author of the Naumann Foundation's 2021 "Playbook on Liberal Leadership and Strategic Communications in the Covid19 Era."