Colonel David Martínek

Colonel David Martínek (born in 1975) is the Director of the JCBRN Defence Centre of Excellence, Vyškov, The Czech Republic. The Director is a principal advisor to SACT in CBRN defence. In this capacity, he promotes transformation in the field of the CBRN defence in support of ACT, and within an approved Program of Work (PoW), supports Sponsoring Nations (SN) and contributing partners (CP), ACO and other international institutions/organizations in their CBRN defense-related efforts.

Colonel David Martínek had joint the Czech army in 1993 after graduating from the Military High School as a Sergeant First Class. He was promoted to lieutenant after graduating from Military university in 1997.

His working experience covers CBRN Defence positions from tactical to strategic level. He started his career as a squad leader, and CBRN Defence officer from battalion level to Joint Force Command and the JCBRN Defence COE. His experience includes deployments in NATO operation ISAF in Afghanistan in 2008 and EU operation ALTHEA in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2011. Between 2014 – 2017 he served as the CBRN Defence Policy Staff Officer at SHAPE, Belgium.

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