Acting Head of Mission: Bo Holtse

Bo Holtse (Denmark) was appointed as Acting Head of EUPOL COPPS Mission on 13 September 2017.

Mr. Holtse has a wide experience in the following fields:


Current       Deputy Head of Mission, EUPOL COPPS

2016-2016   Chief of Staff, EUPOL AFGHANISTAN              

2015-2014   Head of Country Office, EUCAP NESTOR                                             

2011-2010   Senior Military Observer and Advisor, Seconded to UN in Sudan.

2008-2004   Various secondments to United Nations

2008-2007, Head of Operations, Regional HQ, Ethiopia.

2007-2006, Senior Planning officer, Lebanon.

2006-2004, Chief of Civilian and Military Co-operation & advisor, Georgia.

2000-1999 Senior Operations Officer, Regional HQ, Seconded to EU in Kosovo.

1999-1998 Head of operations, Coordination centre, seconded to OSCE in Kosovo.

1996-1995 Military observer, Seconded to UN in Syria and Lebanon.

1994-1993 Deputy head of Coordination centre, Seconded to EU in Croatia.

1993-1992 Intelligence Officer, Danish military contingent deployed in Croatia.


Current - 2012 Associated Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

2015-1989   Army Officer, Danish Army


2013-2012    MBA, Master of Business Administration, University of Aberdeen.

2010-2008    MSc Human Resource Management, University of Lincoln.

2000-1999    Royal Danish Defence College.

1991-1989    Army Officer School