Thorbjørn Hein is deputy head of The InterForce Executive Office in Joint Defence Command Denmark, employed as a civilian. Reserve officer with many years of experience concerning various kinds of planning and management in national and international military staffs as well as a civilian at e.g. the Danish Embassy in London and Maersk Line. Veteran of six international deployments with the armed forces: Eritrea, Afghanistan (twice), the Indian Ocean/the Gulf of Aden, Libya, and the Baltic. MSc, BSc Political Science as well as Minor in English Literature, both from the University of Copenhagen; diploma in journalism from the Danish School of Media and Journalism; currently studying for a Master of Public Governance (Copenhagen Business School); currently also studying strategy as well as military operations at Master of Military Studies (Royal Danish Defence College).