Lessons Learned & Analysis

The Lessons Learned & Analysis Branch (LL&A Branch), contributes to the Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) mission by providing external and internal observation, lesson and analysis delivery.

It does so by procedures and framework, to learn from experiences and improve performance. LL&A Branch contributes to the international work regarding strengthening the information sharing between NATO, states, international and governmental organisations.



The Team

Normen Schneider

Staff Officer LL&A
Captain Normen Schneider is the Staff Officer in the LL&A Branch.

He is primarily responsible for:

  • Build-up and maintain an understanding of the capacity building between non-military partners (like UN OCHA) and military partners, and he focuses on observation papers externally.
  • Internally is he the primary contact person for the development of analysis. 

Ralf Leifer

Staff Assistant LL&A
Senior Master Sergeant Ralf Leifer supports the Branch Chief in the planning and execution of the Branch activities; this includes the following tasks:

  • Responsible for administrative support within the LL&A Branch.
  • Maintain and update the CCOE Library and the LL database. Support the Branch Chief regarding LL&A budgeting and economic reports. He Supports the planning and execution of conferences, meetings and workshops internal and external related to the CIMIC/CMI Lessons Learned process.