Sir Roger Jackling KCB, BCE
Roger is a retired senior Civil Servant. A varied career of 35 years included appointments of Principal of the Civil Service College (1986-89), 2nd Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence (1996-2002), and Founding Director of the Defence Academy (2002-2005). More recently, he has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Moorfields Eye Hospital (2008-15), a member of the Advisory Boards of both Durham and Kent Business Schools, and a lay member of two committees of the Bar Council. He became a Governor of The Purcell School in 2011. He is an enthusiastic opera goer, and a keen supporter of the Highgate Choral Society and the Stour Music Festival.