Current Trustees


HRH The Duke of Kent KG GCMG GCVO


Sir Francis Richards KCMG CVO

Deputy Chairman

Lieutenant General Sir John Kiszely KCB MC DL

Board Members

Lord Ashcroft KCMG PC
Lord Black of Brentwood
Professor Sir Miles Irving DSc FRCS
Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE
Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach KCB CBE BA MPhil DTech DLitt FRAeS ADC RAF
Sir John Scarlett KCMG OBE
Professor Sir Hew Strachan PhD FRSE DL
Jonathan Watkins Esq
Sir Nick Williams
Peter Watkins CBE
Two vacancies
HE The Hon Alexander Downer AC (High Commissioner for Australia)
His Excellency Gordon Campbell (High Commissioner for Canada)
His Excellency Ranjan Mathai (High Commissioner for India)
His Excellency the Hon Sir Lockwood Smith KNZM PhD (High Commissioner for New Zealand)
His Excellency Wajid Shamsul Hasan (High Commissioner for Pakistan)
HE the High Commissioner for South Africa
HE 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 two (Sir Francis Richards and Sir John Scarlett), the Secretary of State for Defence one (Mr Watkins) and the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport one (Lord Black). Their High Commissioners represent seven Commonwealth Governments ex officio.

June 2014
Assistant Museum Secretary


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