Air Marshal Sir David Walker KCVO OBE
Sir David served for 37 years in the Royal Air Force. His appointments included Equerry to HM the Queen, secondment to the Diplomatic Service in South Africa, and command of RAF Halton. His final post in the RAF was as Air Officer Commanding 22 Group, responsible for flying and aeronautical engineering training for all 3 Armed Services, and all other training for the RAF. He then returned, on secondment, to Buckingham Palace as Master of the Royal Household. After 9 years in this appointment he moved into the Financial Services Industry as a Senior Advisor, first to the Chairman of HSBC, and then to the CEO of Barclays. He is currently on the Boards of Alexander Mann Solutions and Auticon, and is a Senior Advisor with PwC. He remains an Extra Equerry to The Queen, is a Deputy Lieutenant of Gloucestershire, and a Vice Patron of the Royal International Air Tattoo.