Bjørn is a retired general from the Danish Armed Forces. He has serviced for over 44 years, including over 10 years in the Ministry of Defence. Bjørn held many positions at almost all levels within the armed forces, including more than six years as Chief of Staff Headquarters Chief of Defence and Deputy Chief of Defence Denmark. He finished his career in the armed forces serving as Chief of Defence Denmark 2017 -2020. During his career he held several positions in The Danish Ministry of Defence. These include Deputy Permanent Secretary of State for Defence for Strategic Management. Bjørn has a deep and thorough understanding of the Defence’s organization, planning and challenges.
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2017 – 2020: Chief of Defence Denmark
2014 – 2016: Deputy Permanent Secretary of State for Defence for Strategic Management, Ministry of Defence
2008 – 2014: Chief of Staff Headquarters Chief of Defence and Deputy Chief of Defence Denmark
2004 – 2008: Deputy Permanent Secretary of State for Defence Ministry of Defence
2003 – 2004: Head of Division Ministry of Defence
2000 - 2002: Commanding Officer Battalion the Royal Danish Lifeguard
1997 - 2000: Head of section (operations and planning) Ministry of Defence
1995 - 1996: Staff Officer Headquarters Chief of Defence
1976 - 1995: Served at different levels in the Army
Bjørn is a graduate from the Army Officers School and The Danish General Staff Course.