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Lieutenant Colonel Christian Bolivar, BSc, MA, MA, MBA

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Lieutenant Colonel Christian Bolivar, BSc, MA, MA, MBA, MGSM, MSM, TPM

Lieutenant Colonel Christian Bolivar is a Professor at the Chilean Army War College and a Fellow of New Westminster College. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Military Sciences in 2004 from the Chilean Army War College in Santiago, Master of Arts in Defence Studies in 2010 from King’s College London, and a Master of Arts in Strategic Planning and Management in 2011 from the Chilean Army War College in Santiago. He also earned a Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership in 2010 from the Chartered Management Institute in London and will complete and earn his Master of Business Administration in International Business from Gabriela Mistral University in Santiago, Chile.

Lieutenant Colonel Bolivar has completed the following professional military education:

  • 2010: Advanced Command and Staff Course 13, Joint Services Command and Staff College, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
  • 2010: Joint Staff Officer Psc (j), Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
  • 2009: English Course for Advanced Command and Staff Course 3, Defence Language Centre, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
  • 2009: Intensive English Course for International Appointments, Army Language School,  Santiago, Chile
  • 2005: Diploma, Resources and Defence Projects Management, Military Polytechnic Academy, Santiago, Chile
  • 2005: Army Staff Officer Course, Army War College, Santiago, Chile
  • 2003: Army Regular Staff Course, Army Staff College,  Santiago, Chile
  • 1996: Advanced Command Course, Army Infantry School, San Bernardo, Chile
  • 1995: Combat Intelligence Basic Course, Army Intelligence School, Nos, Chile
  • 1993: Forward Air Controller Course, Chilean Air Force, Antofagasta, Chile
  • 1990: Equestrian Sports Masters Course, Armour Cavalry School, Quillota, Chile
  • 1987: Basic Command Course, Army Infantry School, San Bernardo, Chile
  • 1984 – 1987: Army Officer Course, Military Academy, Santiago, Chile

Lieutenant Colonel Bolivar has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and presently serves as the Head of the Strategic Studies Department at the Army War College in Santiago, Chile. His other professional leadership experience includes:

  • 2010 – 2012: Directing Staff, Army War College, Santiago, Chile
  • 2007 –  2008: Executive Officer, 2nd in Command, Reinforced Regiment N° 4, Arica, Chile
  • 2005 – 2006: Battalion Commanding Officer, N° 4 Mechanized Infantry Battalion, Arica, Chile
  • 1997 – 2002: Infantry Company Commander, Chilean Army
  • 1988 – 1996: Platoon Commander, Chilean Army
  • 1984 – 1987: Military Cadet, Chilean Army Military Academy, Santiago, Chile

Lieutenant Colonel Bolivar’s honours, awards and decorations include:

  • 2013: Fellow of New Westminster College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2012: Bicentennial Medal, Chilean Army
  • 2011: Titularis Professor Medal, Army War College as Professor
  • 2007: Minerva Star Medal, Army War College Professor
  • 2005: Minerva Medal, Army War College
  • 2004: Military Great Star Medal (20 years in service)
  • 1996: Military Star Medal (10 years in service)
  • 1990: Mission Accomplished Medal, Chilean Army

As a Fellow of New Westminster College, Lieutenant Colonel Christian Bolivar is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

 
 

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