Advisory Board Announcement


We are pleased to announce another appointment to the Advisory Board to Capacity Building International. LTC (Ret.) Mike Clements is an adaptable, resourceful and energetic programme manager and retired British Army officer.

Commissioned from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, he served a full career in the Royal Tank Regiment and is a graduate of the British Army Staff Course and the Australian Command & Staff College. He commanded 3rd Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment, during the Northern Ireland Troubles.

He has accumulated diverse experience, delivering tough performance objectives, from several successful operational Command & Staff, Project Management and Defence Diplomacy appointments. He has had broad exposure to strategic, operational and tactical projects, including Disarmament, Demobilisation & Reintegration, Security Sector Reform and Change Management in a Post Conflict environment, gained through industrious service in the UK and International Defence & Security sectors.

He has four years of diplomatic experience from the Baltic States, assisting host nations with NATO & EU accession programmes and a further eight years experience in Kosovo developing the host nation’s civil protection, security and vetting agencies (Kosovo Protection Corps (KPC), Kosovo Security Force (KSF) and Kosovo Vetting Agency (KVA).