Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton LVO MBE DL

Associate Fellow


Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton holds advisory positions with several companies, including C5 Capital, which focuses on cyber, space and AI technologies, and Audley, a firm of strategic advisors.

Before entering the private sector, he served as Principal Private Secretary to The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry from 2005-2014. Prior to that, he spent five years designing and implementing security plans for not-for-profit organisations operating in hostile environments. Previously, he was an officer in the British Army for twenty years, initially serving with the Irish Guards, which included two years as Equerry to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. From 1987-1995, he was an officer in 22 Special Air Service Regiment (SAS), where he commanded one of the four sabre squadrons. Following staff college, his final two years in the military were in Military Operations in MOD, where his focus was on the Balkans.  

Jamie is on the advisory council of the HALO Trust, the world’s largest humanitarian mine-clearance charity. He is a trustee of Waterloo Uncovered, an archaeological charity that takes wounded veterans to excavate on the battlefield of Waterloo as part of their recovery process. Previously, he was a trustee of the Varkey Foundation, which promotes the status of teachers globally, and of the Royal Foundation. He was chairman of the Invictus Games Commission.

He is President of the Royal British Legion in Suffolk, a Deputy Lieutenant there and an Honorary Master of the Bench at Middle Temple. He is a member at Chatham House and an Extra Equerry to The Duke of Cambridge. 

Jamie wrote for The Financial Times during the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and has written occasionally for other publications, mostly about security and defence. 

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