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Defence Academy Management Board

The Defence Academy Management Board (DAMB) was established in Sept 2014, as part of the Defence Academy’s governance structure, its role is to manage the Defence Academy on behalf of DG JFD & Def Ac. 

The DAMB consists of: DA Operations Director (Chairman) and 3 core members, Comdt RCDS, Comdt JSCSC and Hd JFD HQ & Dep Dir Defence Academy Operations, plus other members depending on the agenda. Details of the core members can be found below:


Mark Alexander - Defence Academy Operations Director (Chair)

Sir Tom Phillips KCMG - Commandant Royal College of Defence Studies

Air Vice-Marshal Chris Luck MBE MA RAF - Commandant Joint Services Command and Staff College

Steve Petrie - Hd JFD HQ & Dep Dir Defence Academy Operations