Clive CC Johnstone is the Commander of NATO’s Allied
Maritime Command. He is NATO’s principal maritime adviser and has operational
Command of NATO’s Standing Naval Forces. A graduate of Shrewsbury School,
Durham University and Britannia Royal Naval College, Vice Admiral Johnstone has
deployed to most points of the compass with the Royal Navy and has served as
Navigator, Fighter Controller and Principal Warfare Officer in ships ranging
from Minesweepers to Aircraft Carriers.
He has been engaged on operations in the North Atlantic, Caribbean, the
Gulf and Indian Ocean, the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean. Ashore, he
has worked in procurement, resources and operational planning. In more senior
positions he has had roles in personnel strategy and leadership of the Naval
Staff (in London). In 2008 he was selected to be Principal Staff Officer to the
Chief of the Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup and then latterly
General Sir David Richards. Promoted
Rear Admiral in July 2011, Clive Johnstone served as Assistant Chief of Naval
Staff (Training) and Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST) through to April 2013. He
became Assistant Chief of Naval Staff in May 2013 prior to assuming Command of
NATO Allied Maritime Command in October 2015. A defining theme in Flag rank has
been the projection of a considered maritime voice in the National and NATO
defence and security debate, linking across boundaries with partners of all forms,
friends and allies.
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