FCO press release: Change of Governor of Gibraltar

Lieutenant-General Edward Davis CB CBE has been appointed as Governor of Gibraltar and Commander-in-Chief to succeed Lieutenant-General Sir James Benjamin Dutton KCB CBE. Lieutenant-General Edward Davis will take up his appointment in early 2016. Mrs Alison MacMillan MVO will assume the functions of Governor of Gibraltar until Lieutenant-General Edward Davis formally takes up his appointment.


Full name: Lieutenant-General Edward Grant Martin Davis CB CBE
Married to: Lorraine Davis

2014 – present:  Deputy Commander of NATO Land Forces in the rank of Lieutenant General, based in Turkey
2011 – 2014: Commandant General of the Royal Marines and UK Amphibious Forces
2010 – 2011: Commander 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines (concurrent with Commander UK Task Force Helmand Afghanistan)
2007 – 2010: Chief of Staff of UK Special Forces
2007: Chief of Assurance in NATO Headquarters Afghanistan
2004 – 2007: Ministry of Defence, Director, Special Projects Capability Acquisition
2002 – 2004: Commanding Officer of the Special Boat Services
1982 – 2002 Junior Regimental Command & Headquarters Staff Appointments


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