Steven Abbott

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Steven Abbott
Born (1956-02-05) 5 February 1956 (age 60)
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Air Force
Rank Air Commodore
Commands held RAF Regiment (2007–10)
RAF Honington (2003–05)
Battles/wars Operation Southern Watch
War in Afghanistan
Awards Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service

Air Commodore Steven Abbott, CBE (born 5 February 1956) is a former senior officer in the Royal Air Force.[1]

He was educated at the University of East Anglia (BA) and Downing College, Cambridge (MPhil) and the University of Manchester.[2] He was Commandant-General of the RAF Regiment from 2007 until February 2010,[3] simultaneously holding the post of Air Officer of the RAF Police.

He was a long-serving member of the RAF 'Cresta' Association, competing for the final time (on his penultimate day of RAF service) in 2011.[4]

He is a member of Chatham House and was awarded the Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in 2000. He is a governor of Culford School.


  1. ^ "Culford School - Pre-Prep >". Retrieved 2014-02-12. 
  2. ^ Debretts biographies Retrieved 18 July 2010
  3. ^ "SENIOR ROYAL AIR FORCE APPOINTMENTS" (pdf). Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Royal Air Force Cresta, Annual Report 2011" (PDF). Royal Air Force. Retrieved 1 May 2015. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Peter Drissell
Commandant-General of the RAF Regiment
Succeeded by
Russell La Forte