Nomination of new IBAN Chair, Mr Radek Visinger
Mr Radek Visinger, born in 1981 in the Czech Republic, was appointed by the North Atlantic Council to the International Board of Auditors for NATO (IBAN) for four years as of 1 May 2022.
The North Atlantic Council then approved his appointment as Chair of the Board (IBAN) from 1 August 2023 to 31 July 2025.
As a graduate of law and adult education theory, he first worked at the Ministry of Justice within the Department of Judicial Inspection. Apart from disciplinary matters of judicial staff and supervision of the activities of forensic experts, he dealt with monitoring the flow of court proceedings and measuring the efficiency of justice.
He published a monography on judicial inspection in 2019.
Afterwards, he moved to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and was appointed to the head of its Internal Audit and Inspection Department. He was responsible for setting up and overseeing internal audits, follow-ups, internal controls in the armed forces as well as in the civil structures of the MoD, monitoring compliance with anti-corruption measures, and investigating the causes of accidents and incidents of military aircraft. At the same time, he served as the military ombudsman and a member of the Government Council for Human Rights. On behalf of the Minister of Defence, he represented the MoD in the external audits undertaken by the Czech supreme audit office. He was also responsible for international cooperation with the inspection bodies of the armed forces of other countries.
He focused on the fair pricing and valuation of military material and launched a research project concerning valuation of military material and its life-cycle assessment.