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About Us

EURODEFENSE UK is run by a not-for-profit company Eurodefense UK Ltd (see details below). 

Its directors are elected at the Annual General Meeting, and the Chairman, Vice Chairman and Company Secretary are ex Officio President, Vice President and Secretary General of EURODEFENSE UK. 

Appropriate new members can be proposed and seconded by current members of the Council of Members, and approved by the Board of Directors in between General Meetings.

The Board of Directors

John Howe
Alan Sharman
Robin Ashby
Nick Watts
Andrew Douglas-Bate
Sir Nick Harvey
David Hatcher

The Council of Members 
All guarantors of the company are a member of this Council.  It is chaired by John Howe CB, OBE (President of EURODEFENSE-UK)
The Vice President of EURODEFENSE - UK is Maj Gen (ret) Alan Sharman CBE and the Secretary General is Robin Ashby. 
Nick Watts is the Rapporteur for European Working Group 17 - Cyber Security.
As at June 2016 the Council of Members consisted of:   
Dr Alex  Ashbourne - Walmsley
Robin Ashby
Simon Astley
Stephanie Ayres  
Paul Beaver
Dr Jeffrey Bradford
Richard Bridges (retired Commodore RN)
David Brocklebank 
Colin Cameron
Roger Casale 
Mael Delmas
Andrew Douglas-Bate
Prof Martin Edmonds
James Elder
Dr Andrea Ellner
Mary Ann Griffiths
Andrew Hargreaves
Sir Nick Harvey 
David Hatcher
John Howe 
Adam Nathan
Christopher Newton
Michael Rose (retired Colonel)
Alan Sharman (retired Major General)
Sir Moray Stewart
Angus Taverner (retired Colonel)
Robert Walter
Sir Graham Watson
Nick Watts
Dylan White
Zoe Williams 
Gordon Wilson (retired Captain RN)
The Council of Patrons

Chaired by Andrew Douglas Bate MBE - past European President of EURODEFENSE and past President of EURODEFENSE-UK
Current Patrons are:
Sir Graham Watson - MEP 1994-2014, former President of ALDE Group in European Parliament
Sir Moray Stewart KCB - formerly Ministry of Defence
Lt General David Leakey CMG, CBE - Director General of EU Military Staff 2007-10
Sir Nick Harvey - Minister for the Armed Forces 2010-12
Rt Hon Lord Freeman - Minister for Defence Procurement 1994-5
Rt Hon Lord Anderson of Swansea - Chairman, Foreign Affairs Select Committee 1997-2005  
Ian Taylor MBE - Minister for Science and Technology 1994-7, Chairman of the European Movement 2000-4 
Doug Henderson - Minister for Europe 1997- 8, Minister for the Armed Forces 1998-9
Robert Walter


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