Director of Corporate Services

Peter Davis OBE

Peter Davis OBE



Peter joined the UK Hydrographic office in April 2016, from his previous post as Deputy Chief Executive and Assistant Chief of Staff J9 of the Service Children’s Education Agency.

Since joining the MOD in 1984, Peter has held a range of policy and secretariat roles, both in the UK and overseas. This has included:

  • Defence reform and stabilisation projects at NATO HQ in 2001;

  • Head of Adjutant General Secretariat in the UK in 2003;

  • Head of the Policy Secretariat function at the Defence Logistics Organisation in 2005;

  • in 2009, deployment to Iraq as Policy Advisor to the Senior British Military Representative;

  • temporary promotion to the 1* Deputy Command Secretary post in HQ Land Forces;

  • and Policy Advisor to the ISAF Deputy Commander in Kabul in 2012, work for which Peter was awarded the OBE.

Director of Corporate Services

The board’s role is to support and constructively challenge the executive committee and to apply scrutiny both in the development of business strategies, cases, plans and targets; and in assessing our success in delivering the approved corporate plan.