Chief of the Defence Staff

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The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) is the professional head of the British Armed Forces.[1]

Chiefs of the Defence Staff

Advisory Panel

The secretariat for the meeting (3 times a year) is provided by the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre at the Defence Academy of the UK in Shrivenham.[2]


The Mod/Defence Academy does not publish the membership of the committee, the members listed are those that have revealed their membership online.

Paul Cornish | Hew Strachan | Peter Hennessy | Julian Lindley-French


  1. Defence Organisation, Ministry of Defence, 29 November 2010.
  2. Defence Academy Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre, Accessed 12 June 2018.