Mr James ARROYO OBE (2016-)
James was previously director for data at the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, charged with adapting the organisation to the digital age. Prior to that he was director for Europe in the FCO and served abroad in embassies in France and across the Near East. His intellectual interests include the impact of technology on society, business and government and the dynamics of insurgencies and terrorism. He read English at Cambridge University and is married to Kerry with two daughters.
Colonel (Retd) Michael MONTAGU (2012-)
Formerly: Chief Operating Officer and Project Manager in international sales with Sodexo (2010-2012); Chief of Staff, Defence Academy Shrivenham (2007-2010); Defence Attaché Rome (2003-2006); UK Liaison Officer to US Joint Forces Command, Virginia USA (1999-2001); Commanding Officer First Battalion The Light Infantry, Cyprus (1979-1999); other regimental and staff appointments included service in Iraq, Northern Ireland, Germany, Gibraltar, Kenya and the MOD in addition to military education at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, the Royal Military College of Science, the Army Staff College and the Centre for Higher Defence Studies, Rome (2002-2003).
Born 1956. Married to Caroline with 3 sons. Educated at Pocklington School, and the Universities of Exeter and Westminster.