Vice admiral Henri Schricke

Military Representative – France

  • Last updated: 17 Sep. 2020 15:58
Henri Schricke

Professional Military Education & Training 

2009-2010    French Centre for Higher Military Studies (CHEM, Paris)
2007    Higher Command and Staff Course (HCSC – UK)
2005    NATO Senior Policy Course
2001    MIDEX (NATO Operational Planning Course)
2000    French Defense Staff College (CID, Paris)
1990    Radar and Electronic Warfare officer course (Toulon, France)
1984-1986    French Naval Academy (Ecole Navale)


Sep20    French Military Representative to NATO and the European Union, Brussels
Sep18 – Aug 20    Head of military International Affairs, French Defense Staff, Paris
Sep17 – Aug18    DCOS OPS, Defense staff, Paris
Sep15 – Aug17    Head of Euro-Atlantic department, French Defense Staff, Paris
May12- Aug15    Defence Attaché, French Embassy to the United Kingdom, London
Apr10 – May12    Head of International military Affairs, Private Office of the Minister of Defence, Paris
Aug07 – Aug09    Commanding officer DDGH DUPLEIX, Toulon
Jul05 – Jul07    Head Plans and exercise, Navy HQ,Toulon, France
Jan04 - Jul05    Commanding officer FFGH GUEPRATTE, Toulon
Sep02 – Dec03    Executive officer FFGH LA MOTTE PICQUET, Toulon
Aug00 – Jul02    Training & Exercise, J7, Commander Striking Fleet Atlantic Staff, Norfolk VA, USA
Aug96 – Jun99    Staff officer, NATO and WEU branch, French Joint Planning staff, Creil, France
Jul95 – Jul96    Commanding officer FPB FOUGUEUSE, French West Indies
Jul93 – Jun95    Operations officer, FFGH SURCOUF, Lorient, France
Jul91 – Jun93    Radar and EW officer, FFG DUQUESNE, Toulon
Jul89 – Jul90    Executive officer, AO PUNARUU, French Polynesia
Jul88 – Jun89    Navigation officer, FFG COMMANDANT DE PIMODAN, Toulon
Jul87 – Jun88    Operations officer, AX LOIRE, Djibouti


French national orders :

  • Legion d'Honneur – Officer
  • Ordre National du Mérite – Commander

Foreign orders :

  • Most excellent Order of the British Empire – Commander (CBE)
  • Meritorious Service, US Navy


  • Sailing
  • Squash

Born in Edinburgh (UK) in 1963, married to Elisabeth.

Tribe also includes three grown-up children : Clemence, Matthieu and Paul.