UK National Shipbuilding Strategy Chairman announced

March 23, 2016

Sir John Parker has been appointed as the chairman of the National Shipbuilding Strategy.

The 2015 Strategic Defence & Security Review had announced the intention to undertake the review to “lay the foundations for a modern and efficient sector capable of meeting the country’s future defence and security needs” you could try here.

Sir John has close associations with the Naval sector having served as a chairman of UKNEST as well as chairman of Babcock International and BVT Surface Fleet. He is chairman of mining giant Anglo American. He is a naval architect, non-executive director of the Airbus Group and a former president of the Royal Academy of Engineering.