Publisher and Editor-in-Chief: Hartmut Bühl, Brussels
Hartmut Bühl was born on February, 25th 1940 in Karlsruhe.
Bundeswehr (1960-1998): Artillery/ General Staff Officer; Defence and Security Policy Advisor to the German Chancellors (1982-1986); Military Attaché in Paris (1986-1990); German Head of the EUROCORPS’ Mounting HQ/ Deputy Chief of Staff Operations (DCSO) in Strasbourg (1992-1996); Commander of Military Division 43, Darmstadt (1996-1998)
Industry (1998-2007): Vice President and Marketing Director, Euromissile, Paris (1998); Vice President and Director for EU Defence Policy and NATO, EADS, Brussels (2001); Team Lead Communications, AGS Industries, Brussels (2005-2007)
International Consultant (2008): EU Security and Defence Policy and NATO
Journalist: Senior Editor for European Affairs and Head of the Brussels Office of the “Behörden Spiegel”, Bonn/Berlin (2007); Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of “The European – Security and Defence Union”, a product of the ProPress Group, Berlin (2008). The magazine holds the “European Award 2011 for Citizenship, Security and Defence”.
Personal Profile: Hartmut Bühl has written and co-authored several books on Security and Defence Policy and Strategy as well as a dictionary on Security and Defence Policy. In 1994, he published along with Dr Klaus Achmann a reader on the military resistance to Hitler: “20. Juli 1944 – Lebensbilder aus dem militärischen Widerstand” (1998, 3rd edition)
Decorations: His decorations include Germany’s “Bundesverdienstkreuz 1. Klasse“ (1993), Commander of French National Merit (1993) and the United States’ “Meritorious Medal” (1998). France made him a “Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur” (Knight of the Legion of Honour) in 2004.
Other activities: Hartmut Bühl is one of the founding members of the NGO “EuroDefense” (1981) where he is currently member of both, the German and the French section. He has been a member of the Advisory Board of the Security & Defence Agenda (SDA) in Brussels since 2001. Since March 2008 he has been a town councilor in Berchères-sur-Vesgre, Eure & Loire, France.