Paul Lambert (Royal Navy officer)
Sir Paul Lambert
|Born||17 November 1954|
|Years of service||1974–2012|
|Commands held||Commander Operations|
|Awards||Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath|
Knight of the Order of St John
Vice Admiral Sir Paul Lambert, KCB, KStJ (born 17 November 1954) is a former Royal Navy officer who served as Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Equipment Capability) from 2009 to 2012.
Educated at Kettering Grammar School and City University London, Lambert joined the Royal Navy in 1974. He was appointed Commanding Officer of the frigate HMS Coventry in 1996. Promoted to rear admiral, he was appointed Commander Operations and Rear Admiral, Submarines in 2004. He went on to be Capability Manager (Precision Attack) and Controller of the Navy in 2007, and Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Equipment Capability) in 2009. In September 2009, he strongly defended the equipment, including helmet and body armour, being issued to military personnel in Afghanistan. Lambert was advanced to Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) in the 2012 New Year Honours.
- Captains Commanding Royal Navy Warships Archived 14 July 2015 at the Wayback Machine
- Whitaker's Almanack 2005
- Whitaker's Almanack 2008
- Whitaker's Almanack 2010
- The insensitivity of MPs in the light of poorly equipped troops in Afghanistan Daily Telegraph, 26 September 2009
- "No. 60009". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2011. p. 2.
- New Year Honours List 2012: full list, Telegraph.co.uk
- Farewell Andy Gough & Welcome to Sir Paul Lambert Order of St John, 27 November 2012
- "Order of St John". www.thegazette.co.uk. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
| Commander Operations
| Controller of the Navy
| Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Equipment Capability)