Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope GCB OBE ADC


Sir Mark Stanhope was appointed as First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff, the professional head of the Royal Navy, in 2009. He is responsible to the Secretary of State for the fighting effectiveness, efficiency and morale of the Naval Service.

Previous roles in government

  1. First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff


  1. Armed forces APPG dinner speech
  2. Pre-dinner speech to the Cardiff Business Club
  3. Navies in an age of austerity
  4. RUSI Future Maritime Operations Conference 2012
  5. Global strategy forum 2012
  6. 11th International Naval Engineering Conference 2012