Director General, Security Policy, Ministry of Defence, UK
Peter Watkins


Peter Watkins CBE is Director General of Security Policy, responsible for the defence contribution to security policy, including multilateral and bilateral defence relations and nuclear policy. He previously served as Director General of the UK Defence Academy. He has worked closely with all three armed services since joining the MOD in 1980 and held senior posts in security policy, acquisition and resource management. He has been Director Operational Policy; Director Typhoon; Command Secretary of RAF Strike Command; Private Secretary to the Defence Secretary; and Counsellor for Defence Supply & Aerospace in the British Embassy in Germany.