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Major General Jakob Baumann, BA, SFNWC

 

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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Major General Jakob Baumann, BA, SFNWC

Major General Jakob Baumann is a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College and has a distinguished record of ethical leadership. His professional experience includes:

  • 2013 to present: CEO and Member of the Board of Directors, KRISS Group SA
  • 2011-2013: CEO Natural Gas Ostschweiz AG Schlieren/Zürich
  • 2008-2011: CEO Armasuisse, National Armament Director, Member of the Defence Council MOD, Berne
  • 2004-2008: Head of Planning Directorate, Major General of the Armed Forces in the Ministry of Defence of Switzerland
  • 2001-2003: Chief of Planning Staff, Ministry of Defence of Switzerland, Member of the Leadership of the General Staff, Project Manager Armed Forces  XXI, Project Manager General Staff XXI, Bern
  • 1999-2000: Commander of Artillery Officers School, Bière
  • 1992-1998: Project Manager Integrated Artillery Fire Control System, Federal Office for Artillery (INTAFF) and Teacher in the General Staff Courses at Bière, Luzern and Tel Aviv
  • 1986-1991: Howitzer Unit Instructor and Class Teacher Officer School, Bière and Frauenfeld
  • 1984-1985: High School Teacher, College District Mutschellen

Major General Jakob Baumann has language proficiency in German, French, English and Italian. His education and professional training includes:

  • 2011: CAS in Energy Management, University St. Gallen
  • 2007: General, Flag Officers and Ambassadors Course, Class 2007-2, Rome
  • 2006: International Executive Program for Senior Managers, INSEAD, Paris and Singapore
  • 1999: Flag Officers Course IV, Luzern
  • 1997-1998: Collège Interarmées de défense, Paris
  • 1989-1997: General Staff Officer Course, Lucerne
  • 1986-1988: Military College I + II, ETH Zurich
  • 1979-1984: Bachelor in German, French and History, Universities of Basel and Geneva

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Major General Jakob Baumann 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.