Speaker: Major General Christopher L. Elliott (retired), Visiting Professor, Cranfield University
Chair: Professor Theo Farrell
Christopher Elliott, CB MBE, was commissioned into the Royal Engineers and retired as a major general from the British Army in 2002, having been latterly the Director of Military Operations, Commander 6th Armoured Brigade, Director of the Higher Command and Staff Course, Director General of Army Training and Recruiting and the Director General of Doctrine and Development.
A second career in industry followed and he is currently a Visiting Professor of Cranfield University and an Associate Fellow of RUSI.
He has just published “High Command, British Military Leadership in the Iraq and Afghan Wars”, published by Hurst London, which was written whilst a research fellow at the Universities of Oxford and Reading.