|Major General Buster Howes, OBE|
He has worked in personnel policy, in the Fleet HQ; as a planner in the Rapid Reaction Force Operations Staff of UNPROFOR, in Bosnia; and as a strategist in the Naval Staff Directorate, in MOD. He has attended the Naval Staff College, the Higher Command and Staff Course, the Royal College of Defence Studies and the Pinnacle Course. He has served as a Divisional Director for ICSC(L) at the JSCSC, and as COS to Commander Amphibious Forces (CAF). He was Chief Joint Co-ordination and Effects, in HQ ISAF X in Kabul and then Director Naval Staff, in 2007. He served as Head of Overseas Operations in MOD before being appointed Commandant General Royal Marines/CAF in February 2010. He is a member of the Navy Board and became Commander of Operation ATALANTA in June 2010.
He is Captain of Deal Castle and is President of the Royal Marines Mountaineering Club and Vice President of the RNRM Childrenís Fund Charity. He has twin daughters and his interests range from teaching them table manners and repairing the things that they break, to mountaineering, gardening, art and ideas.
|Last Updated ( Friday, 11 November 2011 )|
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