Róbert is a founder and President of GLOBSEC and he was also instrumental in establishing the GLOBSEC Policy Institute which provides high-quality research for global audience. Róbert currently manages an international team composed of 12 different nationalities and works with a widely respected global network of leaders from both the public and private sector. He is also a member of the advisory board of the Counter Extremism Project.

Róbert Vass started his professional career as a president of non-governmental organisation, originally called Euro-Atlantic Center. In 2006, he was elected the Chairman of the Slovak Atlantic Commission and in 2008 it’s Secretary General. He founded the tradition of GLOBSEC Bratislava Global Security Forum and since then he has been the patron of this initiative.