Kirellos joined the IIJ team in April 2023. Prior to joining the IIJ, he interned at the NATO Defense College where he actively contributed on innovation and digitalisation projects. Kirellos is completing a master’s degree in International Conflict Studies at the War Studies Department, King’s College London. He is part of a Joint Research initiative between the War Studies Department and NATO HQ Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, where he focuses on Emerging and Disruptive Technologies. Kirellos also holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from KCL.