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Last Updated: 2 Feb 2015

The current membership of the Defence, Press and Broadcasting Advisory Committee is as follows:

Chair

 
 PUS
Name:
 
Jon Thompson

Organisation:
Permanent Under Secretary of State
Ministry of Defence

Vice-Chair, and Chair Media Side

Simon Bucks
 Name:
Simon Bucks 

Organisation:
Associate Editor Sky News 

Nominated By...
 
British Sky Broadcasting

Government Members

  

Name:

Organisation:

Peter Watkins

Director General Security Policy 
Ministry of Defence
 

Jonathan Allen
 
Director for National Security
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
 
 
Mark Sedwill Permanent Secretary 
Home Office
 
 
Paddy McGuinness Deputy National Security Adviser for
Security, Intelligence, and Resilience
Cabinet Office

Press and Broadcasting Members

Name:

Organisation:

Nominated By...

John Battle Head of Compliance
Independent Television News  
ITN
Paul Johnson Deputy Editor
Guardian News and Media
 
NPA
Charles Garside Assistant Editor
Daily Mail  
NPA
James Green Director
 IHS - Jane's News & Analysis  
PPA
Jonathan Grun Editor
The Press Association  
PA
David Higgerson Digital Publishing Director
Trinity Mirror Regionals
 
NS
Michael Jermey Director of News, Current Affairs and Sport
ITV  
ITV
David Jordan Director of Editorial Policy and Standards
BBC  
BBC
Ursula Mackenzie  Chief Executive Officer & Publisher
Little Brown Book Group  
(B)PA
James MacManus Executive Director
News UK  
NPA
Geoff Martin Editor
 Ham & High  
NS
Barry McIlheney Chief Executive
Professional Publishers Association  
PPA
Bob Satchwell Executive Director
Society of Editors  
SoE
Richard Walker Editor
Sunday Herald  
SNS

 

 

 

Secretary

Air Vice-Marshal Andrew Vallance
Air Vice-Marshal Andrew Vallance CB OBE (click here to contact)

First Deputy Secretary

Air Commodore David Adams
Air Commodore David Adams

Second Deputy Secretary

Geoffrey
Brigadier Geoffrey Dodds
 
 

 

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