Mart Noorma has been the Director of NATO CCDCOE since August 2022. Prior to joining CCDCOE, Mart Noorma had led innovation and digital transformation at several organizations. He has served as the Science and Development Director of Milrem Robotics and the Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, the Head of Space Technology Department, and the Professor of Space and Defence Technology at the University of Tartu. Mart Noorma has also worked at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Helsinki University of Technology, where he obtained the degree of the Doctor of Science in Technology in 2005.
Mart Noorma has been actively engaged in NATO, EU and international cooperation on innovation and novel technology development. He has been a member of the NATO Advisory Group on Emerging and Disruptive Technologies, the NATO STO Applied Vehicle Technology Panel, the EEAS Space Advisory Board, and the IEEE Autonomous Weapon Systems Expert Advisory Committee.
Mart Noorma is a voluntary member of the Estonian Defence League.