Admiral Nils Wang is one of Denmark’s leading analysts on issues related to
geo-politics, Arctic security and the relationship between Denmark and
Greenland. Before he became Director, Naval Team Denmark he was Commandant of
the Danish Defence College and he was Head of the Royal Danish Navy from 2005
to 2010, which also included operational introduction of the Absalon-class in
Counter Piracy Operations off the Horn of Africa. Rear Admiral Nils Wang´s more
than ten years of active sea duty in the Danish Navy includes 5 years in Arctic
Waters around Greenland. In 2011 he was invited by the Minister of Foreign
Affairs as special advisor on Arctic Security during the finalization of the
“Kingdom of Denmark - Strategy for the Arctic 2011-2020”.
2015 Rear Admiral Nils Wang was appointed to be part of the Taksøe-Jensen
Advisory Group, assisting the development of a new set of priorities for
Denmark´s future foreign and defence policies. Nils Wang is often used as
expert/guest speaker on conferences and venues dealing with geo-politics. In
December 2016 Rear Admiral Nils Wang was invited to lecture Senior Executives
on Arctic Security at the Harvard Kennedy School, Executive Programme and he is
attached as lecturer to the Senior Policy Course at The NATO School in
Oberammergau. He retired in April 2018 after serving more than 40 years and is
now Director of Naval Team Denmark promoting export of smart Danish naval
products, including platform designs of Danish Huitfeldt/Absalon Frigates and
Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessels.
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Nils.