Chief Political Advisor, Allied Maritime Command, NATO
Jim Bergeron, BA MA LLM JD is Chief Political Advisor to Commander, NATO Allied Maritime Command in Northwood UK and previously the POLAD to Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO. Operational POLAD tours include Joint Task Force Lebanon 2006, the Russia-Georgia Conflict 2008 and as POLAD to NATO’s CJTF Operation Unified Protector. He is regularly consulted on NATO maritime strategy, transformational issues and was one of the drafters of the Alliance Maritime Strategy. He is a former law professor and a retired Commander in the US Navy Reserve.