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Lieutenant Gen (Retd) Phil Jones CB CBE DL


Phil Jones served for 36 years in the British Army, departing the Service as a Lieutenant General. With over 15 international operational deployments, including three secondments to the UN and two to NATO in leadership roles, he gained operational experience in most of the major military campaigns of the past 30 years, including serving for over 3.5 years in Afghanistan.  

Senior positions included Brigade Commander in Northern Ireland, Military Advisor to the UN in Afghanistan, Military Attaché in Washington D.C., Director of the ISAF Force Reintegration Cell leading on the reintegration of former fighters, the first Chief of Staff of the UK’s Joint Forces Command within the UK Ministry of Defence, and Chief of Staff of NATO’s Supreme Headquarters Allied Command for Transformation.

On retirement from the Army in 2016, together with some old friends, Phil founded Othrys Limited, an ethical risk and resilience management consultancy. Phil was the company’s first Managing Director. He is also the Chairman of the Army Benevolent Fund, the British Army’s national charity, and he is a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Suffolk.

In May 2022 Phil was appointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to be Constable and Governor of Windsor Castle where he now lives with his wife Denise. Phil and Denise have two grown-up children: Emily and Tobias.

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