30-year military career, Lieutenant-Colonel of the German War School (Führunhsakademie of the Bundeswehr in Hamburg). Graduate of the Royal Military School, the Free University of Brussels, the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3 and Vesalius College.

Specialist in international relations, security and defense. Professor of World Politics at the Royal Military Academy, Vesalius College and Irish College at the Catholic University of Louvain. Senior Associate at the European Institute for Asians Studies, the Global Institute for Cybersecurity Technologies and the North Atlantic Treaty Association (specialty: European Defense, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, International Terrorism).

International military career with several positions in NATO HQs including Heidelberg (FRG) and Brussels and several operational deployments and participation in the NRF, officer posted to the Franco-German Brigade and the European Corps with participation in the EU Battle Group. Director of its strategic consulting firm, SEKUR.

Director Europe and MENA Region - Institute for Economics and Peace
Participation in the sessions of the Forum