Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach elected next Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

 

The Allied Chiefs of Defence have elected Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chief of Defence Staff of the United Kingdom's Armed Forces as their next Chairman of the NATO Military Committee.

 

The role of Chairman is the senior military advisor to the Secretary General and North Atlantic Council.  He represents their consensus-based views to the Secretary General, the North Atlantic Council and other NATO organisations.  He guides the military committee.  Sir Stuart will assume his role in the summer of 2018.

 

Sir Stuart, who completed a Master of Philosophy degree at Downing in 1997, is an Honorary Fellow of the College.

 

The Master of Downing College, Professor Geoffrey Grimmett, says, "Downing is very proud to congratulate our alumnus and Honorary Fellow Sir Stuart Peach on his appointment as Chairman of the NATO Military Committee. At this time of change for international relations, Sir Stuart will play a leading role in developing policy for our military partners."

 

For more information see the NATO website.

 

Image of Sir Stuart Peach from the NATO website.

Published 29 January 2018.