HRH The Prince of Wales KG KT GCB OM AK QSO ADC(P)
Statement by HRH The Prince of Wales

Vice Patrons

Viscount Chelsea DL
ACM Sir Simon Bryant KCB CBE MA BA RAF
Lieutenant General Sir Mark Mans KCB CBE
Colonel JGY Radcliffe OBE QVRM TD
Clive Richards Esq OBE DL
Army Ex-Officio
RN Ex-Officio
MoD Ex-Officio
RAF Ex-Officio


Air Vice-Marshal Nick Kurth CBE FRGS (Chairman)
Lieutenant Colonel Philip Neame MBE (Vice Chairman)
Group Captain Matt Stowers MBE RAF
Professor Rod Stables
Sophie Fernandes
Andy Robertson
James Wilson

Advisory Officers

Colonel Murdo Urquhart OBE – CE ACF and CCF Associations
Commander Gary Bushell RN


Levison Wood
Tania Noakes

Regional Representatives

Colonel Rex Stephenson CBE (Wessex)
Lieutenant Colonel Nigel Carr (East Anglia)
Colonel Chris Young (East Midlands)
Colonel Richard Ayres (North-West)


Hon Secretary

Colonel Nigel Thursby

Hon Treasurer

Major Stephen Wright TD

Applications Committee

Group Captain Matt Stowers MBE RAF (Chairman)
Wing Commander Roy McCluskey AFC RAF (Operations Director)
Colonel Chris Young
Colonel Richard Ayres
Lieutenant Colonel Philip Neame MBE
Lieutenant Commander Steve Barrett
Major Steve Mannion RMR
Squadron Leader Julian Mosses RAFVR(T)
Squadron Leader Kev O’Brien RAF
Wing Commander Paula Willmot MBE BA(Hons) RAF
James Dyer
Tony Simms
Flight Lieutenant Dave Hill
Lieutenant Colonel Cath Davies MBE TD VR SCOTS
Captain Lionel Fairweather

President of the Fund Raising Group

Lieutenant Colonel James Cleverly RA TD MP


Brenda Allanson LLB

Communications and Marketing Officer

Paul Randall

Expedition Reports/Minerva Applications System Administrator

David Preston


Michael Scott, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP