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Major General Maurizio Boni, BA, MA, MIDR, MSS, BCMM, KoM

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Major General Maurizio Boni, BA, MA, MIDR, MSS, BCMM, KoM

Major General Maurizio Boni is a General Officer in the Italian Army and a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College.  He earned a Master of Arts in Global Strategy and Security, International Relations and Security Policy from the Università degli Studi di Roma ‘La Sapienza’ in 2011 and a Master’s Degree in International and Diplomatic Relations, Political Science and Diplomacy from the Università degli Studi di Trieste in 2004. His Professional Military Education (PME) includes:

  • 2010-2011: Institute for Higher Defence Studies (62nd Session), Joint Services Senior Staff College, Rome, Italy 
  • 2006-2006: European Security and Defence Policy High Level Course, ESDP College, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2002-2002: 32nd Training Course in International Affairs for Public Officials, Italian Society for International Organizations, Rome, Italy
  • 2000-2000: Combined CFE Arms Control Verification Inspector and Escort Course, NATO School
  • 1996 – 1997: Diploma in Strategic Sciences, Honour Graduate, Joint Services Senior Staff College (3rd Session), Rome, Italy
  • 1995 – 1996: Diploma in Military Strategic Studies, Army Senior Staff College (119th Session), Rome, Italy
  • 1995-1995: European Security Cooperation Course, NATO School
  • 1993-1994: International Training Course in Security Policy, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1992 – 1993: Diploma in Military Operational Art and Science Studies, Army Staff College (118th Session), Rome, Italy
  • 1979 – 1983: Diploma in Strategic Sciences, Military Academy at Modena, and Branch School, Turin, Italy

Major General Boni has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and has served since 2012 as the Commander of the Italian Joint Force Headquarters at ITA Ministry of Defense. His professional leadership experience includes:

  • 2014 – present: Chief of Staff, NATO Rapid Deployable Corps (Italy), Milan, Italy
  • 2011-2014: Commander, Cavalry Brigade “Pozzuolo del Friuli” at Italian Land Forces Headquarters
  • 2007-2010: Head, Plans and Policy Division at Allied Joint Force Command, NATO, Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2004-2007: Head, Education and Training Office, Italian Army General Staff
  • 2004-2007: Chairman, Finabel International Working Group on Operational Preparation and Training, Finabel Committee, NATO and EUMS
  • 2006-2007: Lecturer, Post Graduate Institute of European Studies “Alcide De Gasperi”
  • 2003-2004: Commander, Horse Artillery Regiment, Italian Land Forces Headquarters
  • 2003-2003: Senior Military Assistant to Commander, NATO Kosovo Force
  • 2001-2003: Head, Arms Control Office, Italian Army General Staff
  • 1999-2001: Head, Policy Section Arms Control Office, Italian Army General Staff
  • 1998-1999: Battalion Commander, 8th Artillery Regiment
  • 1997-1998: Faculty Member and Syndicate Chairman (Tutor), Joint Services Senior Staff College, ITA Ministry of Defense

Major General Boni’s publications include:

  • 2009: Italian Defence Industry Review – Ocean Shield. The enhanced contribution that NATO brings to the major international effort to counterpiracy.
  • 2009: Koogar Edizioni – Monografia – La dimensione politico militare della OSCE
  • 2008: Rivista Militare n.3 – Formazione e Addestramento
  • 2003: Edizioni Como New Press – Monografia – Bando delle Armi Chimiche e Sicurezza Internazionale, in “Sicurezza Internazionale e Controllo degli Armamenti”
  • 2002: Rivista Militare n.1 – La Proliferazione delle Armi Portatili
  • 2002: Rivista Militare n.3 – Il trattato sui Cieli Aperti
  • 2000: Rivista Militare n.2 – L’adattamento del Trattato sulle Forze Armate Convenzionali in Europa
  • 1999: Rivista Militare n.2 – Il Deterrente Nucleare Europeo
  • 1995: Informazioni della Difesa n.4 – CSCE: da Conferenza ad Organizzazione
  • 1995: Rivista Militare n.6 – Controllo delle armi convenzionali in Europa
  • 1994: Paper, The UN in Yugoslavia – UNPROFOR in Bosnia, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1994: Paper, The proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East – An Overview, Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Switzerland

Major General Boni’s honours, awards and decorations include:

  • 2013: Senior Fellow, New Westminster College (Canada)
  • Knight of the Order Medal (Republic of Italy)
  • Army Bronze Cross Medal of Merit (Republic of Italy)
  • Meritorious Service Medal (NATO)

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Major General Maurizio Boni is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and ethical leadership, and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

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