General Petr Pavel was appointed Chairman of the NATO Military Committee in 2015. Since graduating from the Army College in Vyškov (CZE) in 1983, General Pavel has held a wide range of positions, the most prominent being Commander of the Czech Special Forces, National Military Representative to the US Central Command and to SHAPE in Belgium, and Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces (2012–2015). General Pavel also studied at Camberley Staff College and the Royal College of Defence Studies, and obtained an MA in International Relations from King’s College.

Share this on social media

Support Aspen Institute

The support of our corporate partners, individual members and donors is critical to sustaining our work. We encourage you to join us at our roundtable discussions, forums, symposia, and special event dinners.