Non Executive Director


Air Force Board Standing Committee

The AFBSC is an advisory board, that assists CAS in discharging his command, operational, executive, managerial and legal responsibilities as well as those as the Professional Head of the RAF.



Peter is currently Non-executive Chairman of the world-leading ground engineering specialist Keller Group plc, and also of the specialty building products company Volution Group plc.He is a Non-executive Director on the Board of Essentra plc. He was from 2012 to late 2015 the Non-executive Chairman of the global chemicals company Alent plc, and from 2002 until late 2011 was the Chief Executive of Laird PLC, a FTSE global electronics and technology group employing over 10,000 people in operations across Asia, North America, and Europe.

He has extensive Board experience, having also been a Non-executive Director of the global aerospace and defence group Meggitt PLC from 2004 to March 2010. He was a Non-executive Director of the high technology group Oxford Instruments plc from 1999 to 2004, and an Executive Director of the engineering and construction company Costain Group PLC from 1992 to 1996.Peter was a Non-executive Board Member of UK Trade & Investment from 2005 to 2009, which included the period when UKTI assumed the responsibilities for DESO from the MOD, and was aNon-executive Director of a Foreign and Commonwealth Office affiliate from 2006 to 2010.He has served on Audit, Remuneration and Nominations Committees

He has held senior positions in a number of global industrial and natural resources companies, with responsibilities for general management, strategic planning, sales and marketing, project management, corporate finance, and human resources.


Combat Aircraft


Typhoon Aircraft

A multi-role combat aircraft, capable of being deployed in the full spectrum of air operations.

Lightning II

Aircraft: F35 (Joint Strike Fighter)

The UK MOD has taken delivery of its first Lockheed Martin F-35B Joint Strike Fighter.


13Sqn's Tornado.

The Tornado GR4 is a variable geometry, two-seat, day or night, all-weather attack aircraft.

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