Peter Walker (RAF officer)

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Peter Walker
CB CBE
Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
Incumbent
Assumed office
15 April 2011
Premier Lyndon Trott
Peter Harwood
Preceded by Fabian Malbon
Personal details
Born 1949 (age 64–65)
Alma mater Durham University
Military service
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch  Royal Air Force
Years of service 1975–2007
Rank Air marshal
Commands No. 111 Squadron RAF
Battles/wars Iraq War

Air Marshal Peter Brett Walker CB CBE (born 1949) is a former Royal Air Force officer who is now Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey.

RAF career[edit]

Educated at Pocklington School[1] and Durham University, Walker joined the Royal Air Force in 1975.[2] He served as a fighter pilot flying the Phantom FGR2 and Tornado F3 aircraft and went on to command No. 111 Squadron.[3] He became Director of Operational Capability in 1999,[4] Assistant Chief of Defence Staff (Operations) in 2001[4] and Assistant Chief of Staff (Policy & Requirements) at SHAPE in 2002.[5] He went on to be Commander of the Joint Warfare Centre in Norway in 2005[6] and retired in 2007.[2]

In retirement he has become Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey.[2]

Family[edit]

He is married to Lynda: they have two sons and a daughter.[2]

References[edit]

Government offices
Preceded by
Fabian Malbon
Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
2011–present
Incumbent