Johannes Kibsgaard

Johannes Kibsgaard

Norwegian Military Academy

Johannes Kibsgaard (f. 1980) currently serves at NDUC/Norwegian Military Academy, as a teacher at the Department for Leadership. He is also a PhD student at the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Bergen. 

Kibsgaard's professional military education started at the Norwegian Artillery Non-Commissioned Officer School (BSFA) in 2000. Later he graduated from Krigsskolen in 2004, achieving a commission as an officer, and he holds a bachelor's degree in military studies. More recently he conducted postgraduate studies at BI Norwegian Business School and achieved an executive master of management degree (2019). He has also completed a series of independent course studies at the postgraduate level at both BI Norwegian Business School and the Norwegian Staff College, focusing on leadership and security issues. 

Kibsgaard has a range of operational experience from armor, artillery and infantry units in the Norwegian army. Moreover, he has served as aide-de-camp for the Chief of the Norwegian Army in the Norwegian Army Staff, as well as revisiting the Norwegian Army Non-Commissioned Officer School (HBS) – this time as a company commander. Kibsgaard also participated in the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in 2011/12. 

    • Culture
    • Field training/practice
    • International military cooperation
    • Leadership
    • Leader development
    • Literature
    • Military history
    • Tactics