Procházka Josef

Josef Procházka, PhD., born in 1966. In 1989 he graduated from the Military Academy of Antonin Zápotocký in Brno. From 1990 to 1996 he occupied a junior officer assignment in technical support. Between 1996 and 1999 he assumed several staff positions at the General Staff and the Ministry of Defence in logistics and acquisition. In years 2000 – 2007 he was appointed as an analyst at the Institute for Strategic Studies of the University of Defence in Brno. From 2007 to 2011 he acted as a senior staff officer at the Defence Policy and Strategy Division, Ministry of Defence. From 2011 to 2014, he became a defence advisor to the Czech Permanent Delegation to NATO. Since 2014, he is appointed as the deputy director of the Centre for Security and Military Strategic Studies of the University of Defence. He completed his active military service in 2007. In 2005, he accomplished his doctoral studies program in defence management. He conducted two operational deployments in 1999 and 2004 in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 1995, 2002 a 2008, he studied abroad logistics, defence resource management and security policy. In 2006, he graduated from the General Staff Course at the University of Defence in Brno. His scientific focus embraces defence policy, defence managements and planning, logistics and armaments.