A leading expert on Arctic Security issues
Admiral Nils Wang in 2011 was invited by the Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs as special advisor on Arctic Security during the finalization of the Kingdom of Denmark´s Arctic Strategy. Rear Admiral Wang is frequently commenting on Arctic matters in national and international media, and is often a guest speaker at conferences dealing with Arctic security and climate change.
Prior to his present position as Commandant of the Royal Danish Defence College, Admiral Wang was Head of the Royal Danish Navy, from 2005 to 2010. As junior officer, he spent more than five years of sea duty in the Arctic waters around Greenland, including two years as Commanding Officer.