Public appointments for Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence is responsible for making public appointments to a range of public bodies and public corporations.



The department is committed to appointments to public bodies being made on merit. Ministerial appointments to Non-departmental public bodies and public corporations are made in accordance with the Office of Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments more commonly known as the OCPA Code.

See the Cabinet Office website for current vacancies.

Published 26 April 2013
Last updated 16 October 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated: Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee.

  2. Addition of: 2020 appointments for The Independent Medical Expert Group (IMEG).

  3. Addition of: Defence Nuclear Safety Committee announcements for 2019 and 2020.

  4. Updated: Veterans Advisory and Pensions Committee (VAPC) with March 2020 content.

  5. Added: VAPC members reappointments February 2020 and Scientific Advisory Committee on the Medical Implications of Less-lethal Weapons (SACMILL).

  6. Added a new appointment to the Armed Forces Pay Review Body (AFPRB) for July 2020.

  7. Additions of appointments for: the independent monitoring board for the military corrective training centre and nuclear research advisory council.

  8. Addition of singe source regulations office appointee.

  9. Updated the 'Oil and Pipelines Agency' HTML page with an extension of appointment notice.

  10. Added an appointment for the Nuclear Research Advisory Council for August 2019.

  11. Added new appointments to the Nuclear research advisory council and the RAF Museum.

  12. Updated the page to make it more accessible for all users and added IMEG new appointment for June 2019.

  13. Added the MOD public appointments for April, August, September and December 2018 and January and March for 2019.

  14. Added new appointments for June 2017, January 2018, March 2018 and August 2017.

  15. Added MOD public appointments for February 2018.

  16. Added announcements of public appointments for 2017 for the months of February, March, April, July and September.

  17. Added documents for public appointments in: December 2014, June 2015, February 2016, March 2016, May 2016, June 2016, August 2016, September 2016, November 2016, December 2016.

  18. Added January 2016

  19. Added MOD public appointments for August, September and December 2015.

  20. Added MOD Public appointments for March and June 2015.

  21. Added updated December 2014 and updated February 2015 document

  22. Added appointments to April 2014 to January 2015

  23. Added amended document for October 2013 and new document for December 2013.

  24. Added 'MOD public appointments: November 2013'.

  25. Added the public appointments for October 2013

  26. Added appointments for March, June, July and August 2013

  27. First published.