Press release

Lord-Lieutenant for Dorset: Angus Campbell

Angus Campbell is appointed as Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant for Dorset.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


The Queen has been pleased to appoint Mr (Ian) Angus Campbell as Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Dorset to succeed Mrs Anthony Pitt-Rivers when she retires on 22 January 2014.

Biographical notes

Angus Campbell served for a number of years in the Army Air Corps, since when he has focused on his farming interests and local politics. He served as Leader of both North Dorset District and Dorset County Councils, standing down from the latter last year. He was Chair of the Dorset Olympic Board and of the Strategic Leaders Board for the South West. He has also been a governor of several schools in the county.

Mr Campbell lives at Iwerne Minster with his wife, Carola, and has 2 daughters.

Published 9 January 2014