Speaker Bio & Abstract

Josef Schroefl Deputy Director, Strategy & Defence
European CoE for Countering Hybrid Threats

BiographyJosef Schroefl, born 1962, started his career in the Austrian Armed Forces in 1982 and worked since that in various areas of the military, including several UN-tours within UNDOF to Syria. Since 2006 he served in the Austrian MoD heading: Comprehensive Approach, Hybrid threats and Cyber Security/Cyber Defence.

He holds a M.A. in Intern. Relations from University of Delaware/US and a PhD in Intern. Politics from University of Vienna. Lectures upon invitation at Universities in Europe and worldwide. Several publications/books on Asymmetric/Cyber/Hybrid threats, crisis and warfare.

Current position: Deputy Director for Strategy & Defence at the hybrid CoE in Helsinki/Finland.