Paul Boissier (Royal Navy officer)

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Paul Boissier
Born (1953-10-14) 14 October 1953 (age 63)
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Service/branch Naval Ensign of the United Kingdom.svg Royal Navy
Years of service 1974–2009
Rank Vice Admiral
Awards Companion of the Order of the Bath

Vice Admiral Robin Paul Boissier CB (born 14 October 1953) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Chief of Fleet Support.

Naval career[edit]

Born the son of Peter Boissier and his wife Jo,[1] Boissier joined the Royal Navy in 1974.[2] He was appointed Deputy Commander, Strike Force South in 2003,[3] Director-General Logistics (Fleet) and Chief of Fleet Support in 2004[4] and Deputy Commander-in-Chief Fleet and Chief Naval Warfare Officer in 2006.[5] He retired in 2009.[6]

In retirement he became Chief Executive of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.[2]


He is married to Susie.[7]


  1. ^ Obituary: Peter Boissier Daily Telegraph, 22 January 2005
  2. ^ a b Paul Boissier Civil Society
  3. ^ Whitaker's Almanack 2004
  4. ^ Royal Navy appointments
  5. ^ Whitaker's Almanack 2008
  6. ^ Whitaker's Almanack 2010
  7. ^ Thousands line the Clyde to see HMS Dragon roar for first time Glasgow Herald, 17 November 2008
Military offices
Preceded by
Jonathon Reeve
Chief of Fleet Support
Succeeded by
Amjad Hussain
Preceded by
Sir Timothy McClement
Deputy Commander-in-Chief Fleet
Succeeded by
Sir Richard Ibbotson