Previous commanders


Colonel Catalin Ticulescu

June 2015 - August 2017

Colonel Catalin Ticulescu was the first commander of the first NATO Headquarters in Romania.Under the command of Colonel Ticulescu and alongside the Host Nation, NFIU Romania reached Initial Capability in January 2016 and Final Capability during the Warsaw NATO Summit, in July 2016. Together with the NFIU Romania multinational team, Colonel Ticulescu set the foundation for the Host Nation coordination and cooperation procedures, which were tested and validated during the largest NATO exercise in Romania to date, Noble Jump 2017.


Lieutenant Colonel Emil Bobocea

August 2017 - March 2018

Lieutenant Colonel Emil Bobocea was acting commander of NATO Force Integration Unit between August 2017 and March 2018. While in office, Lieutenant Colonel Emil Bobocea has ensured continuity and contributed to improving the relationship with Host Nation and with other NATO Command Structure (NCS) and NATO Force Structure (NFS) Headquarters.