The Rt Hon Keith Simpson MP
Keith Simpson joined the Commission in 2008. Elected an MP in 1997, he is currently a Privy Councillor and Member of the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee. He was a former Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Foreign Secretary and variously, opposition spokesman on foreign affairs, agriculture, and defence. Earlier, he was Director of Cranfield Security Studies Institute, and Senior Lecturer in War Studies and International Affairs at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.