Will Jessett CBE


Will Jessett was appointed Minister Defence Materiel at the British Embassy in Washington in September 2010. Jointly with the Defence Attache, he is responsible for all aspects of the UK-US defence relationship. Will is focusing on strengthening bilateral defence cooperation, particularly on major acquisition projects; UK and US defence strategy and transformation; promoting British defence exports; and operational policy matters.

Previous roles in government

  1. Minister Defence Materiel, USA

    • 2010 to 2014