Editor-in-chief: Hartmut Bühl, Paris

Hartmut Bühl was born in 1940 in Karlsruhe, Germany. He is the co-founder of the magazine “The European – Security and Defence Union” (ESDU) and since 2008 has been its editor-in-chief. Hartmut is a German general staff officer (Col ret) who served among others as a defence and security policy advisor to two German Chancellors (1982-1986), as military attaché in Paris from 1986 to1990, and as brigade commander in Trier (1991-1992). Hartmut was then the German head of the mounting HQ of Eurocorps and its first Deputy Chief of Staff Operations (DCOS) in Strasbourg (1992-1996). After his last assignment as commander of the military division in Darmstadt, he retired in 1998 from the Bundeswehr and joined Aerospatial/DASA (future EADS) as a Marketing Director at EUROMISSILE in Paris. He then served as Executive Vice-President of EADS and Director of Security and Defense at NATO/EU in the EADS Brussels Representation Office. In 2005 he left EADS and engaged in the Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) consortium in Brussels as Team Leader Communications until 2007. He was the head of the Brussels office of the Behördenspiegel Group publishing house from 2007 to 2014. Hartmut is the author of several books on strategic security and defence issues and on military resistance during the Nazi regime. He was decorated with the German Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande (1994) and the United States Meritorious Service Medal (1998). France made him Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur (2004).

Email: h.buehl@mittler-report.de • Phone: +49 172 32 82 319 (mobile)

Deputy editor-in chief: Nannette Cazaubon, Paris

Nannette Cazaubon was born in 1968 in Überlingen, Germany. She is an independent journalist specialised in the field of European security & defence policy and international relations and has been the deputy editor-in-chief of the ESDU magazine since 2010. Having grown up in Germany and France, Nannette studied literature at the University of Bonn and political science at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (IEP) in Paris. After having worked as an independent lecturer for various German political foundations and for the Bundestag in Bonn, she decided to settle to Paris in 1998, where she started out as an editorial assistant for the German weekly magazine “Der Spiegel”. From 2000 to 2007 Nannette was a freelance journalist and translator for the magazine “Label France” published by the Franch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2003 to 2013 she worked as the Paris special correspondent for several publications of the German publishing group Mönch. From 2008 to 2014 she was the responsible Senior Editor for SecurityCommunity.eu, an independent information service on CSDP activities and worked as an advisor to the Brussels based think tank European Security Round Table. Nannette participated in the writing of several European Commission reports and various journalistic publications and art book projects, amongst others for the publishing house Benedikt Taschen in Cologne and an art gallery in the south of France.

Email: n.cazaubon@mittler-report.de • Phone: +33 678832116 (mobile)