Deputy Head of EULEX Kosovo
Police Vice-President/Brigadier General Bernd Thran, Deputy Head of EULEX Kosovo
Senior Degree in Public Administration and Police Management Police and Command Staff College, Police University, Muenster, Germany.
BA Degree in Public Administration and Police Matters School for Public Administration Rhineland-Palatinate, Police Division (University of Applied Sciences), Koblenz, Germany.
Mediation and Dialogue Skills for CSDP Crisis Management Activities, Edward -Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention, National University of Ireland.
EU Senior Mission Leaders Course, Folke Bernadotte Academy, Belgium.
CSDP High Level Course, European Security and Defence College, Brussels, Berlin, Sofia, Paris.
German (mother tongue), English, French, Italian
Present: Deputy Head of Mission EULEX Kosovo
2008: Senior Police Adviser in the European External Action Service (EEAS)/ Civilian Planning and Conduct Capability (CPCC) and Negotiator in the Dialogue team of the High Representative/ Vice President (HR/VP), Brussels;
2006 2008: Head of Section and Deputy Head of Division, Ministry of Interior of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany;
2002 2006: Senior Specialist in counter terrorism and counter espionage, European Commission, Brussels;
1997 2002: Head of Section and Deputy Head of Division, Ministry of Interior of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany;
1977 1997: Police officer in different branches of policing (CRC, Uniformed Police, CID, Intelligence);
1973 1977: Instructor in the German Air Force.