Chairman:  Sir Michael Burton KCVO, CMG
Director:  The Hon. Mrs. Rous

Speaker: Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Johns GCB, KCVO, CBE, FRAeS

Sir Richard is a retired senior Royal Air Force commander. A great Air Force hero who also taught the Prince of Wales to fly. He was a fighter pilot in the 1960s, Commanding officer of a Squadron during the 1970s and a Station Commander in the 1980s. Sir Richard served as one of three British Directors of Operations on the Senior Planning Staff for “Operation Granby” (the British contribution to the Gulf War) in 1991 and then acted as a Supporting Commander for Joint Operations in the Balkans in 1994. As Chief of the Air Staff he advised the British Government on the Air Force aspects of the Strategic Defence Review and on NATO’s Air Campaign in Kosovo. In April 2000 he was appointed by The Queen as Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle until 2008.

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 Clovelly welcomes Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Johns GCB, KCVO, CBE, FRAeS to a Forum on World Affairs, International Relations, Security & Defence and Science & Technology. A platform for providing information for informed choices. In its 8th year, Clovelly Lectures has found a reflective and responsive audience. A curiosity and interest in listening and discussing matters that directly impact our lives in a fast changing and confusing economic and political world.