Order of Innocence Grand Master Major-General Karl L. E. Engelbrektson
Karl L. E. Engelbrektson began his army career with national service in the Bohuslän Regiment in 1981.
In 2003, Engelbrektson became Acting Commander of KS09, the Swedish battalion in Kosovo. Following this he was appointed Vice Acting Chief of the Gotland Military District. During the period 2005-2008, he was the Force Commander and organiser of Sweden's first EU battle group (NBG-08). From 2010 to 2013, Engelbrektson was Sweden's national representative on the EU and NATO military committee in Brussels.
Engelbrektson studied security policy at GCSP in Geneva and international relations at RCDS in London.
Between June 1, 2016 and June 17, 2023, Engelbrektsson was Chief of the Army.
Karl Engelbrektson became the Order of Innocence's Grand Master on 14 April 2016.
Karl and Sofi Engelbrektson
Photo: Cecilia Liljeton, Exray