Gen. Chris Badia

General Badia has been Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation since July 2022. He joined the German Air Force in 1984. Since then his assignments have included commanding a fighter wing, serving at the Ministry of Defence as Branch Chief Concepts and Doctrine in the Air Staff, Assistant Chief of Staff Air Force Future Development/Plans and Policy and as Division Chief for Strategic Defence Planning and Concepts. Following further two commanding assignments, first as Commander, European Air Transport Command, in Eindhoven, and then as Director General of the German Military Authority in Cologne, he assumed responsibility as Director General for Planning in the Ministry of Defence in 2018.