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Lord Dannatt

Former British Army Chief
of the General Staff


"The truly inspirational leader
believes in something bigger
and greater than themself."

About Lord Dannatt

General The Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC DL is one of the most successful Generals of our times. Highly respected by his peers and governments, Lord Dannatt was a key advisor to the David Cameron defence team in 2009/2010. A frequent and popular commentator on current affairs and security issues, his views regularly feature in the media.

In 2010 Lord Dannatt published ‘Leading from the Front’. He became a member of the House of Lords in 2011. After retiring from the Army in 2009, he was appointed Constable of the Tower of London. Most recently in 2016 Lord Dannatt published his second book ‘Boots on the Ground’ and became president of the charity ‘Help for Heroes’.

Drawing from his 40 years of military career, Lord Dannatt offers organisations invaluable advice on topics such as leadership, global issues, communication, risk and security.

Reflecting on the parallels from both the “battle-space” and the “business-space” Lord Dannatt provides a detailed analysis of the challenges of leadership today.