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Brian Davidson MBE

Director General (until 20 October 2014)

Brian Davidson was interim Director General of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, until the appointment of Mrs Victoria Wallace on 20 October 2014. 

Educated at Kirkcudbright Academy and Dumfries College of Technology he joined the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in 1983 as a Works Supervisor in Northern Europe Area.

From 1983 to 1990 he filled a number of technical positions in France and Belgium before becoming the Senior Technical Manager in Outer Area and in 1997 promoted to the Deputy Director, a post he held until 2003 when he was made Director of Works based in Maidenhead. Following the drive to combine the Horticultural and Works Departments he was made the Director of Technical Services in 2006; a position he held until his current appointment in June 2014.

In 1997 Brian was awarded an MBE for his work in the former Soviet Union.