Center for Security and Military Strategic Studies, Brno
František Mičánek (Brigadier General Ret.), born in 1963. He graduated from the Technical University in Brno, (faculty of electro- technology) and from the U.S. Air War College. In the years 1988-2005 he acted in various command and staff positions within air defense units, up to commander of the air defense missile regiment, and later, in position of the Chief of the Army Air Defense Forces. Since 2006 to 2009 he acted as Deputy Director of the MoD Force Planning Division. In 2009-2011 he worked as a mentor at the NATO Defense College, Rome. In 2011 he was appointed Director of the MoD Force Planning Division. Since September 2013 he is employed in the position of a head of the Center for Security and Military- strategic Studies of the University of Defense in Brno. He deals mainly with security policy, strategic management, forces development, defense planning and modeling in human resource management.