Director

Director


DIRECTOR CMDR COE

Colonel Vassil ROUSSINOV, BGR-A

I. Personal Information:

· DOB – 10.01.1963

· Place of Birth – Shumen, Bulgaria

· Office Address: Shipka Hotel, 34 A, Totleben Blvd, 1606 Sofia, Bulgaria

· telephone: (+359) 02 92 24 700; (+359)  0889 599 335; (+359) 0887 602 129

· E-mail: vassil.roussinov@cmdrcoe.org

· Web Page: http://cmdrcoe.org/;

 

II. Education and Qualifications:

-      1981 - 1985 - master degree - computers engineer, field artillery, Higher Military  Artillery School, Bulgaria;

-      1992 - 1994 - military master degree, Military Academy “Rakovski”, Sofia, Bulgaria;

-      2000 - Advanced Military Intelligence Course, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, USA 

-      2009 - Senior Course 114, NDC - Rome, Italy 

-      2013 - Associated PhD

-      2015 – Crisis management and Civil Emergency Planning Senior Course, NDU - Sweden

 

 

III. Military Career:

-    1985 - 2002 – Commanding officer up to Artillery Brigade DCOM

-    1997 - 1998  - UNMO – UNAVEM – Angola – 1 year;

-    2002             - Bulgarian SNR – SFOR – Bosnia an Herzegovina;

-    2002 - 2004   - Assistant Chief of Branch – J-5 Directorate, General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces;

-    2004              - Bulgarian contingent DSNR – “Iraqi Freedom” - Iraq;

-    2004 - 2005   - Senior Assistant Chief of Branch J-5 Directorate, General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces;

-    2005 - 2008    - SO2 FCOORD OPS, NRDC – ITA, Italy;

-    2008 - 2009 - Chief of Planning Section, Strategic Planning Directorate,     General Staff of the Bulgarian Armed Forces

-    2009 - 2010   - State Expert, Strategic Planning Directorate – Defense Staff, MOD

-    2010 - 2014    - Faculty Advisor – NATO Defense College, Rome, Italy

-    2014               - CMDR COE Director

 

 

IV. Missions:

1. UNVEM-III, UN Military Observer, Angola, 1997, 1 year;

2. SFOR, SNR, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2002, 6 months;

3. Iraqi Freedom, Deputy SNR, Iraq, 2004, 6 months.

 

V. Professional Language Skills:

English Language, 3-4-3-3

 

VI. Additional information

National awards        -“Faithfull service under the flags” III grade;

                            -“Faithfull service under the flags” II grade

                            -“Excellent service” I grade

                            - Named fire weapon – pistol.

International awards: - UN Medal – UNAVEM III – Angola;

                            - NATO Medal – SFOR, Bosnia and Herzegovina;

                            - Her Majesty The Queen of the Netherlands SFOR Medal;

                            - MND CS “Iraqi Freedom” Medal.



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