Lieutenant General (Ret.) Scott Kindsvater is a Distinguished Fellow with the Transatlantic Defense and Security Program at the Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA).

He is a senior global operation and intelligence leader and former General Officer in the US Air Force with 17 years of prior executive leadership positions. He serves as President and Strategic Advisor at Kindsvater and Associates, LLC providing expert knowledge of crisis management, resiliency, and campaign planning as well as safety and workforce development.  

Prior to this, Kindsvater served as Deputy Chair of the NATO Military Committee where he served as military advisor to the NATO Secretary-General and military spokesman for the Military Committee. Kindsvater has a Master’s Degree in Military Arts and Sciences from Touro University International as well as a Master’s Degree in Military Strategic Studies from The United States Army War College. Kindsvater is an expert on deterrence and defense operations, risk management, strategic planning, and international negotiations.