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Brigadier General Meelis Kiili

 

Brigadier General Meelis Kiili - Senior Fellow of New Westminster College - www.newwestminstercollege.ca

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Brigadier General Meelis Kiili, Commandant, Baltic Defence College

Brigadier General Meelis Kiili is a senior military officer of the Estonian Army and Senior Fellow of New Westminster College.

Personal data:

  • Name: MEELIS KIILI
  • Date of birth:  20th of March, 1965
  • Marital status:  married, 2 daughters
  • Military rank:  Brigadier General, Estonian Army

Education

  • 2006 – 2007: NATO Defence College Rome
  • 1999 – 2000: Baltic Defence College
  • 1984 – 1991: Estonian University of Agriculture

Supplementary Education

  • 2003: English Language Course, University of Cambridge
  • 2001: NATO Civil Emergency Planning and Civil Military Co-operation Course (CEP/CIMIC), NATO school Oberammergau
  • 2001: European Security Course, NATO school Oberammergau
  • 1997: UN Military Observer Course (UNMO), Swiss UN Military Observer Course
  • 1995: UN Senior Staff Officer Course (UNSOC), SWEDINT
  • 1994 – 1995: British Royal Marines Course BALTBAT
  • 1993 – 1994: Estonian Officers Course

Work experience

  • 2008 – 2010: Defence Attaché to US and Canada
  • 2006 – 2007: Deputy Chief of General Staff
  • 2005 – 2006 : hief of Staff of Estonian Land Forces, acting commander of Estonian Land Forces
  • 2004 – 2005: Estonian Land Forces HQ Operations Officer (G3), acting Chief of Staff on duties of Land Forces Commander
  • 2003 – 2004: Estonian Land Forces HQ Operations Officer (G3), Deputy Chief of Staff
  • 2000 – 2003: NATO regional Headquarters staff officer, NATO RHQ CINCEASTLANT Northwood Headquarters London
  • 1998 – 1999: Commanding Officer of Peace Operations Centre
  • 1997 – 1998: Chief of Staff of Peace Operations Centre acting Commander
  • 1996 – 1997: Second in Command of Estonian Contingency in South Lebanon, UNIFIL
  • 1995 – 1996: Baltic Battalion Estonian company training officer
  • 1993 – 1994: Lääne Viru Defence League district Chief of Staff
  • 1991 – 1993: Manager, power engineering

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Brigadier General Meelis Kiili 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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