Director Africa and Asia Pacific Area
Rich joined the Commission in 2013 after completing 22 years'
service as a Royal Marines Officer. He has a broad background
in Leadership, Strategy, Operations, Training, Procurement, HR and
Diplomacy. Of note, his overseas experience includes 3 years
working within NATO's Strategic Policy and Plans Division in the
USA and two years as regional military adviser for the British High
Commission (South Africa).
Rich has an MA in Defence Studies from Kings College London and
he is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. He lives with
his family in Wiltshire.