Major General Karol Dymanowski Ph.D.

MGen Dymanowski is a graduate of the Faculty of Electronics at the Military University of Technology in Warsaw and the National Defence Academy in Warsaw, where he completed postgraduate studies (in operations and tactics as well as in defence policy) and received a PhD in defence science.
He began his military service in the 1st Signals Inteligence Centre in Grójec, where in the years of 2001-2007 he served as a reconnaissance officer, head of the direction finding section and head of the data analysis group section.
From 2007 to 2012 MGen Dymanowski served in the Air Force Command Reconnaissance and Electronic Warfare Division-A2. During this time, from 2010 to 2012, he was also a chairman of the NATO Electromagnetic Spectrum Denial Working Group, operating under the auspices of the NATO Conference of National Armament Directors.
In 2012, he was appointed to the position of the Chief of the Office of the Air Force Commander, and from January 2014 Chief of the Office of the General Command Commander.
In 2015, he assumed the duties of Non-Kinetic Operations Division - J9 of the General Command, where he was responsible for civil-military cooperation (CIMIC), information operations (INFOOPS) and psychological operations (PSYOPS).
In March 2016, he was appointed Deputy Director and then (December 2016) Director of the Armaments Policy Department of the Ministry of Defence, while also serving as National Armaments Director. On 15 August 2018, he was appointed to the rank of Brigadier General.
In June 2021, he was nominated to the next rank, Major General, and was assigned to serve in the NATO Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe as Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Development and Preparation. 
On 24 October 2022, he assumed the position of Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces.