Honorary Fellows

An Honorary Fellowship is a highly prestigious award bestowed annually by the Baltic Defence College to distinguished individuals who have made either an outstanding personal input to the development of the Baltic Defence College or those who have contributed significantly to the improvement of the defence and security culture of the Baltic States.

The Baltic Defence College is delighted to have the following individuals within its honorary fellowship:

General (ret) Knud Bartels is Adjunct Professor at the Royal Danish Defence College. Previously, he has been Chairman of NATO’s Military Committee (2012-2015), Chief of Defence of Denmark (2009-2012), Danish Military Representative to the EU and NATO (2006-2009), as well as held a number of positions in both national and international joint staffs.

Inducted: December 2018

General (ret) Hans-Lothar Domröse was the Commander of Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum (2012-2016), the German Military Representative to MC/NATO and EU in Brussels (2011-2012), Commanding General, Eurocorps (2009-2011), and Chief of Staff, HQ ISAF (2008-2009).

Inducted: December 2018

Mr Janis Garisons is the State Secretary of Ministry of Defence of Latvia. He has been closely linked with BALTDEFCOL since 2008 and has contributed to all of its courses and majority of academic conferences and seminars over the years.

Inducted: February 2019



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