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Mark Theobald

Colonel Mark Theobald served in the British Army in a variety of appointments, with particular experience of joint operational planning in NATO and the EU and is a graduate of the German Command and Staff College.

He commanded a Gurkha Infantry Battalion in UK and Brunei. In 2006 he was Deputy Chief Planner for the EU Mission to the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Other jobs have included: command of the British Military Training Team in Ghana, Operations Chief in British Forces Cyprus and as UK’s Liaison Officer to the German MOD and Joint Operations Headquarters. He is a former commander of British Forces in Afghanistan (2003) and in Kosovo (2007).

On leaving the Army he was employed by the Bahrain Ministry of the Interior as Advisor to the Chief of Public Security, whose additional responsibilities included National Resilience and Contingency Planning – this included the period of recent unrest.

He is currently employed by Mars Omega LLP as their Manager for Training and Special Advisory Services.

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