Speaker Bio

Karsten Stoye


Head of the Civil-Military Cooperation Division

  • Joined the German Armed Forces 42 years ago
  • Studied Economics and Administrative Sciences in Hamburg
  • 3,000+ hours flying, mainly on the TORNADO jet
  • Base commander of the Tactical Air Wing 51 from 2007 to 2010
  • Flew 70 operational missions in various missions, including an ISAF-assignment as Base Commander in Afghanistan
  • 10 years of experience in NATO assignments, including NATO E-3A Component Commander of the AWACS fleet
  • previous assignment as Chief of Staff at NATO’s Headquarters Allied Air Command in Ramstein
  • head of the Civil-Military Cooperation Division at Eurocontrol since 2021