Lieutenant Commander Atatoum Babate is the commander of the Togo Navy, having taken this position in October 2016. Having begun his military career with a bachelor’s diploma in sciences from the cadet military school of Tchitchao in Kara, LCDR Babate continued his education with a diploma in economy and management studies from the University of Lome in 1996 before undertaking his naval studies diploma at the naval academy in Brest, France.
LCDR Babate has held a number of positions in the Togo Navy, including the executive officer of patrol boats, communications officer and serving as a member of the peacekeeping mission in Cote d’Ivoire.
A decorated officer with many professional training courses to his name, LCDR Babate is the father of six children and will be choosing to make his presentation in French.
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining LCDR Atatoum.