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Lars Bergqvist

Lars H. Bergqvist is a Master Mariner, a Reserve Officer in the Royal Swedish Navy and a former United Nations Military Observer, with peacekeeping experience from the Middle East and the Balkans. Captain Bergqvist is a subject matter expert in maritime security, terrorism and piracy, with practical experience of preparing merchant ships for transit of hostile waters. He is a member of the Center for International Maritime Security, a member of the expert network of the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime and a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Maritime Crime and Security. Further, he is a Freeman of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners and an Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute.