Distinguished friends

Sir Adrian Johns KCB CBE DL

Vice-Admiral

Adrian Johns served for 35 years in the Royal Navy specialising as a helicopter pilot and flying instructor but also commanding five times at sea ranging from a minesweeper to HMS OCEAN, Britain’s largest warship. He was Head of the Fleet Air Arm for 5 years and retired from the Navy as Second Sea Lord and Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command in 2008. He was Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Gibraltar from 2009 to 2013. Amongst a variety of charitable interests he is a trustee and Deputy Chairman of the National Museum of the Royal Navy and Patron of a number of Veterans’ Associations. He is Chairman of the Heritage Council of the Greater London Lieutenancy.