Jullian B. Lovell, who is a serving member of the Guyana Defence Force in the rank of Brigadier General, is currently Guyana’s Military Attache to Brazil and representative to the South American Defence Council of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR).
Brigadier Lovell has had extensive experience in the defence and security sector with over 35 years of military service, and has acquired expertise in strategic planning, strategic communications, and defence and security policy formulation. Commanding Disaster Relief Operations forces in Grenada, serving as the Public Information Officer for the CARICOM Operations Planning and Coordinating Staff for Cricket World Cup 2007, and serving as Guyana’s Chief of Delegation at the Inter American Defence Board, have all provided for the credentialing of Brigadier Lovell at the regional and international levels.
The education of Brigadier Lovell has been acquired at the South Georgetown Government Secondary School, where he studied for the General Certificate of Education; the University of Guyana, where he obtained a Bachelor of Social Science Degree (Distinction) in Public Communication; the Webster University, USA, where he successfully read for a Master of Arts Degree in Human Resource Development; and the National Defence University, USA, where he attained a Master of Science Degree (Distinguished Graduate) in National Resource Strategy. Brigadier Lovell has for several years lectured in Print Journalism and Business Communication at the University of Guyana.
The research interests of Brigadier Lovell include the security implications of climate change, civil/military relationships in emerging democracies, and public safety and security policy formulation in small states.