Stefano Tomat is the current director of ISP, the EEAS structure responsible for the effective coordination of the EU response through the conflict cycle. Previously, he was Head of PRISM, which was the leading division in the areas of Prevention of Conflicts, ROL/SSR, Integrated approach to conflicts and crises, Stabilization and Mediation. In the past, he also occupied the post of Head of the Division responsible for the Political and Security Committee and the European Correspondent team as well as deputy to the Chair of the Political and Security Committee of the European Union. As an EU official, some of his previous positions include Political Counsellor (Head of Political Section) at the EU Delegation to the UN in New York and Executive Coordinator of the directorate dealing with Civilian Crisis Management in Brussels.
Mr Tomat also worked as UN official for the UN Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific. Before joining the UN, Mr Tomat held several positions in the Italian administration including as Head of Private Cabinet of the Italian Minister for European Affairs and Head of the Private Cabinet of the Deputy Foreign Minister. Mr Tomat started his career working in the European Parliament and for the OSCE as longterm Electoral Supervisor in Srebrenica (BiH) in 1996.