Sir Mark Mans
|Born||1955 (age 58–59)|
|Years of service||1974–present|
|Commands held||Regional Forces|
|Awards||Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service, 1996
Commander of the Order of the British Empire, 2005
United States Legion of Merit, 2006
Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath, 2012
Educated at Berkhamsted School, Mark Mans was commissioned into the Royal Engineers in 1974. During the Gulf War he was Officer Commanding 37 Field Support Squadron. He was later deployed in Bosnia. In February 2005 he became Deputy Commanding General of the Multi-National Force – Iraq.
He served as Deputy Adjutant General, taking up that appointment in 2006, before becoming Military Secretary in March 2008. In September 2009 he was appointed Commander of Regional Forces at Land Command. Then in December 2009 he was made Adjutant-General to the Forces with responsibility for both personnel and support.
He was awarded the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in 1996, appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2005 Birthday Honours, and awarded the American Legion of Merit in December 2006. He was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) in the 2012 New Year Honours.
- Berkhamsted School Alumnus, 4 July 2007
- The London Gazette: . 23 April 1974. Retrieved 19 September 2009.
- Small Wars: Gulf Units
- TA Quarterly September 2009
- U.S. Pushing Roadside, Car-Bomb Awareness Washington Times, 25 May 2005
- Army Opens New Court Martial Centre Ministry of Defence, 1 August 2006
- Army conducts top level organisational review Defence News, 9 December 2009
- The London Gazette: . 10 May 1996. Retrieved 19 September 2009.
- The London Gazette: . 11 June 2005. Retrieved 19 September 2009.
- The London Gazette: . 15 December 2006. Retrieved 19 September 2009.
- The London Gazette: . 31 December 2011.
- New Year Honours List 2012: full list, Telegraph.co.uk
- The London Gazette: . 29 October 2013. Retrieved 13 December 2013.
|Deputy Commanding General Multi-National Corps – Iraq
February 2005–August 2005
Sir Nick Parker
|Commander Regional Forces
September 2009–December 2009
Sir Peter Wall
|Chief Royal Engineer