The Rt Hon Lord Arbuthnot of Edrom

Advisory Board


Lord (James) Arbuthnot is chairman of the Advisory Board of Thales (UK), a director of Gusbourne Estates Ltd and an adviser to Babcock International, Pure Storage and other companies. 

He has a long history of involvement at the top of UK defence and political life, having been a Conservative MP for 28 years, Minister of State for Defence Procurement (1995-7), Conservative Chief Whip (1997-2001), and Chairman of the Defence Select Committee (2005-2014) and is a Senior Associate Fellow of the Royal United Services Institute.