Bernard Gray


Bernard Gray was appointed Chief of Defence Materiel for the MOD in January 2011. He has a 20-year association with defence issues and is the author of the Review of acquisition, prepared for the then Secretary of State for Defence John Hutton in 2009.

Educated as a chemist, Bernard began his early career with the Atomic Energy Authority. He was defence correspondent for the Financial Times from 1994 to 1997 and Special Adviser to George Robertson, Secretary of State for Defence from 1997 to 1999.

Previous roles in government

  • Chief of Defence Materiel