Lieutenant General Sir Graeme LambFormer Director
UK Special Forces
Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb is a former Director of UK Special Forces and Commander of the British Field Army. He was Deputy Commander to US General Petraeus in Iraq and key adviser to US General McChrystal in Afghanistan. Throughout his career he has often found himself operating overseas and frequently in coalition with others, in particular the United States Special Forces. These roles have ranged from small-scale counter narcotics operations in South America to Deputy Commanding General Multinational Forces in Iraq under US General Petraeus to Special Adviser to US General McChrystal in Afghanistan. After taking up the position of Deputy Commanding General Multinational Forces Iraq in 2006, he completed his service as Commander British Field Army. Since his retirement from the military, he has become a trustee of Walking with The Wounded, is Colonel Commandant of the Special Air Services and is a member of the RUSI Advisory Council. He is a senior Fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Alongside his role with Skarbek he is Chairman of the Advisory Council to C5 Capital, Non-Executive Director of Aegis Private Security and adviser to Palantir Technologies.