Bernd Allert joined the German CBRN Defence Corps in 1977. Since October 2016, he has been working as Chief of the Concepts and Doctrines Section (CDS) for the Joint CBRN Defence Centre of Excellence (JCBRND COE) in VYSKOV/CZE. In addition, he chairs NATO’s Joint CBRN Defence Capability Development Group (JCBRND-CDG) Doctrine and Terminology Panel (DTP).
From 2013 to 2016, Lt. Col. Allert worked for the Bundeswehr CBRN Defence Command within the Policy and Forces Development Division. He was responsible for standardisation and international cooperation.
From 2008 to 2013, Allert had been assigned to NATO’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-Proliferation Centre (WMDC), BRUSSELS/BEL. His areas of expertise covered CBRN defence training, civil-military cooperation and international outreach.
Prior to the NATO HQ assignment he worked as a Deputy Force Protection Officer / Staff Officer CBRN Defence for Allied Component Command Headquarters Heidelberg (ALCC HQ). A seven-month tour as HQ ISAF’s Deputy Theatre Force Protection Officer in KABUL/AFG was included.