Group Captain Simon Blake


Group Captain Simon Blake joined the Royal Air Force in March 1981. Following Fast Jet pilot training, he flew Canberras, followed by a posting as a Qualified Flying Instructor at No 4 Flying Training School, RAF Valley. He then trained as a Jaguar pilot, arriving on No 6 Squadron at RAF Coltishall in October 1991 to commence a long association with the Jaguar Force. During this period at Coltishall, Blake saw operational service in both Iraq and Bosnia.

Previous roles in government

  1. Defence Attaché, Poland

    • 2015 to 2018