Current Trustees


HRH The Duke of Kent KG GCMG GCVO


Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach GBE KCB ADC DL

Deputy Chairman

Lieutenant General Sir John Kiszely KCB MC DL

Board Members

Lord Ashcroft of Chichester KCMG PC
Rear Admiral Amjad Hussain CB
Tim Marlow
Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE
Paul Potts CBE
Sir John Scarlett KCMG OBE
Professor Sir Hew Strachan PhD FSRE DL
Tamsin Todd
Peter Watkins CBE
Matthew Westerman
Two vacancies
His Excellency The Hon Alexander Downer AC (High Commissioner for
His Excellency Gordon Campbell (High Commissioner for Canada)
His Excellency Navtej Sarna (High Commissioner for India)
His Excellency the Hon Sir Lockwood Smith KNZM PhD (High Commissioner
for New Zealand)
His Excellency Syed Ibne Abbas (High Commissioner for Pakistan)
His Excellency Obed Mlaba (High Commissioner for South Africa)
His Excellency the High Commissioner for Sri Lanka

The Sovereign appoints the President of the Board.

The Prime Minister appoints ten members, the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs appoints two (Sir John Scarlett and one vacancy), the Secretary of State for Defence appoints one (Peter Watkins) and the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport appoints one (Paul Potts). Their High Commissioners represent seven Commonwealth Governments ex officio.