Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB CBE

Former Commander-in-Chief Fleet Royal Navy

Admiral Sir James Burnell-Nugent KCB CBE, former Commander-in-Chief Fleet of the Royal Navy, was educated at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Burnell-Nugent joined the Royal Navy in 1971. He became Commanding Officer of the frigate HMS Brilliant as well as Captain of the 2nd Frigate Squadron in 1992. He became Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff in 1999. As Commander United Kingdom Maritime Forces from 2001 to 2002, he was Maritime Commander of the UK Joint Force and the Deputy Maritime Commander of the Coalition for the first 6 months of the War in Afghanistan. On promotion to Vice Admiral, he took up the post of Second Sea Lord and Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command in 2003.  On 15 November 2005, he was promoted to Admiral and took up his position as Commander-in-Chief Fleet.  He also held the honorary position of Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom from 2005 to 2007.

DAY ONE | OPERATIONAL PERSPECTIVES | 28 JANUARY

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

DAY TWO | PLATFORM MODERNISATION AND SHIP DESIGN PRIORITIES | 29 JANUARY

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

DAY THREE | INNOVATION FOR THE FUTURE SURFACE FLEET | 30 JANUARY

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

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