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