Sir Kevin Tebbit, KCB, CMG


Former diplomat and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence.

Visiting Professor, King’s College London; Distinguished Fellow, Royal United Services Institute; Senior Vice President for Corporate Affairs, Smiths Group plc; Chairman, UK Security and Resilience Industries Community.

Formerly: Chairman, Finmeccanica UK (2007-12); Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence (1998-2005); Director, GCHQ (1998); Deputy Under Secretary Defence and Intelligence, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (1997-98); postings to Washington, DC; NATO, Brussels; Ankara.

An Honorary Governor (2019-), The Ditchley Foundation.