Lt Col (Retd) Glen Grant, formerly British Army, works as a defense and reform expert in Ukraine for the Ukrainian Institute for the Future. He also currently works with the Ukrainian Parliament as a defense and security expert. Glen graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the Joint Staff Defence College at the Royal Naval College Greenwich. During his 37 year military career, he commanded the UK Military Prison and an Artillery battery of 8 tracked guns. He worked on the operational and policy staffs in MOD UK, various army headquarters and Combined Air Operations Centre 5 in Italy. He was Defence Attaché in Finland, Estonia and Latvia.
His key work in the last twenty years has been delivering reform and change for defense and security organisations in Europe. He has worked in the defense ministries or armed forces of fifteen European countries including Ukraine, Bulgaria and Poland. In January 2018, Glen published a ground breaking paper on Reform of the Ukraine Military in Kiev Post.
He has a Masters degree in the Leadership of Innovation and Change from York St John University in UK. Glen lives in Latvia and is a lecturer in strategy and crisis management at Riga Business School.
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