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Commander Göran Swistek, M.A.

Research Division:

International Security Visiting Fellow

Areas of Expertise


German Armed Forces, Military, International Security and Defence Policy, Maritime Forces and Navies, Maritime Security, NATO and Defence Planning, Armed forces in the Baltic Sea Region and Security Policy of the Baltic Sea Region

Short Curriculum vitae

2018-2020 Advisor to the Office DEU Chief of Navy / Deputy Chief of Navy and assignment as ACOS N3 DEU MARFOR (Current Operations).

2018 Higher Command Studies at the Baltic Defence College.

2013-2017 Head of Training Department and multinational assignment as J3 AsuW Operations Officer at STRIKFORNATO.

2010-2013 Commanding Officer, Foreign Deployments and Master Studies in International Security Studies. Education as Staff Officer.

2007-2009 Liaison Officer to the Royal Navy, UK. Master Studies in Leadership and Management.

1997-2007 Officer Training, Master Studies in Political Science, Education as Navigational Officer as well as first assignments as Watch Officer and Executive Officer, Foreign Deployments as well as assignment as liaison officer to the German Parliament and in the Military Intelligence.

SWP Publications

External publications